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ohn Passmore KC has a commercial litigation and arbitration practice, involving a wide range of business sectors, with emphasis on aviation, banking, insurance, energy, commodities and derivatives, professional negligence, shipbuilding and offshore construction, and wet and dry shipping.

John is first and foremost an advocate, with experience in a wide variety of courts and arbitrations in the UK, including the UK Supreme Court, and internationally. He is particularly known for his cross-examination skills, and has carried out successful cross-examinations of a Head of State, an Attorney General, heads of civil service departments, senior diplomats, oligarchs, underwriters, derivatives traders, fraudsters, and schoolchildren, as well as some of the most prominent experts in fields of science, engineering, medicine, business, accountancy and foreign laws.

John is an experienced team-leader. His inclusive approach ensures that all members of the team, from the business, in-house counsel and partners, to associates, para-legals and trainees, as well as junior Counsel, can contribute to strategy and tactics.

In the legal directories, John is consistently ranked as a leading practitioner.

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Shipping & Commodities - UK
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John Passmore KC
John Passmore KC is a highly able silk with a broad practice covering wet and dry shipping as well as commodities disputes. He also takes on ship sale and purchase, shipbuilding and offshore construction matters. His commodities expertise is particularly centred on metals and ores.

Strengths

"He is an exceptional all-round barrister with a good eye for detail." "John has an excellent grasp of complex technical evidence."

Recent work

Instructed by the owners and liability insurers of the 'Stema Barge II' in limitation and collision claims.

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