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John Russell
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Lionel Persey
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Nevil Phillips
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Benjamin Coffer
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David Goldstone
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Nigel Jacobs
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Shipping & Commodities - UK
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Michael Ashcroft KC
Michael Ashcroft KC is a distinguished barrister with an enviable reputation for his work across shipping and commodities, especially in disputes relating to superyachts and the petroleum industry. He has represented clients in the Supreme Court and is an expert in construction disputes. He is particularly highlighted for his ability in complex arbitrations.

Strengths

"Michael is a go-to person for oil trading work. He is at the top of his game, on top of the subject matter and regarded as a leading barrister." "He always produces work that is nothing short of brilliant. He is clear and formidably intelligent."

Recent work

Acted for Tintrade in an off-specification fuel oil dispute in the Commercial Court.


International Arbitration - The English Bar - Global: Multi-Jurisdictional
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Michael Ashcroft KC
Michael Ashcroft KC is a hugely intelligent practitioner with impressive credentials across a range of markets, including energy and shipping. His work often involves very high-stakes and extremely technical legal points. He has additional expertise challenging arbitration awards.

Strengths

"He really doesn't shy away from the fight and he gets stuck in with the detail. He has a can-do attitude and an excellent commercial mind."


Energy & Natural Resources - UK
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Michael Ashcroft KC
Michael Ashcroft KC is a knowledgeable silk highlighted for his courtroom advocacy. He is skilled in matters involving complex issues, such as contractual disputes and project delays. He has particular strength in oil and gas disputes.

Strengths

"He dominates the courts and is on top of his subject matter."

Recent work

Acted for BP in its USD20 million Commercial Court claim concerning the return of advance payments made in respect of 211,387 barrels of Gulf of Suez Mix crude oil which was purchased but allegedly never delivered to BP.

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