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Shipping - Australia
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Geoff is a partner in the firm’s Transport, Shipping & Logistics group and one of Australia’s leading transport and commodities lawyers with more than 25 years' experience in the field. He practices in complex commercial, disputes and regulatory matters for clients involved with Transport, Agribusiness and Energy and Resources, and works closely with industry associations, bringing a close working knowledge of industry practices to his legal advice.
He advises clients in relation to dispute resolution (including domestic and international arbitration); Admiralty claims and ship arrest; ship sale and purchase; port logistics; regulatory matters; domestic and international sale of goods; trade finance and insurance; governance, business structures and competition law. He also regularly acts for domestic transport operators and their directors in relation to 'Chain of Responsibility' prosecutions and safety related matters.
Geoff is a director of Grain Trade Australia Ltd, a former director of Australian Logistics Council, a fellow of Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration and a life member of Export Council of Australia.