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Peter Stevenson

London, UK Global Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Shipping & Commodities
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Shipping & Commodities - UK

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Peter Stevenson
Peter Stevenson focuses on high-value commodities and shipping disputes. His practice covers wet and dry shipping work as well as marine insurance and shipbuilding. He is well known for his ability to take on a range of disputes involving affreightment, dangerous cargo, collisions and unsafe port claims.
Strengths: "Peter is meticulous in his drafting." "He is a sharp, clever and user-friendly barrister." "He is extremely bright, strategic and commercial."
Recent work: Acted for the claimant shipyard in Shanghai Shipyard v Reignwood Group regarding a claim to enforce a guarantee in respect of a final payment of USD170 million due under a contract for the construction of a drillship.
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Peter has a broad commercial practice with a particular emphasis on shipping, international trade, commodities, shipbuilding/offshore construction and marine insurance. He is ranked as a leading junior in Legal 500 UK, Chambers UK, Chambers Global and the Legal 500 Asia Pacific directories.

Peter is regularly instructed in the Commercial Court and in international arbitrations and is variously described in the directories as “razor-sharp, very commercial and excellent with clients”, “intellectual and approachable” and “a strong advocate in court and arbitration hearings."

Significant recent cases include:

Golden Ioanari Inc v Louis Dreyfus Company (Tianjin) Food Tech (January 2021); Shanghai Shipyard v Reignwood [2020] 2 BCLC 108; Punch Partnerships v Highwayman [2020] Bus LR 1051 and Punch Parterships v Jonalt [2020] EWHC 803; Agile Holdings Corp v Essar Shipping [2018] Lloyd’s Rep Plus 79; Ultrabulk AS v Jagatramka [2018] 1 Lloyd’s Rep 384; Agarwal Coal Corp v Harmony Innovation [2017] EWHC 3556 (Comm); Aquavita v Ashapura [2015] EWHC 2807; Tartsinis v Navona [2015] EWHC 57; The Alexandros T [2013] UKSC 70; Star Reefers Pool Inc v JFC [2012] 1 CLC 294

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