Wikborg Rein LLP

Robert Jardine-Brown

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Rob Jardine-Brown is a partner at Wikborg Rein's London Office and is part of the firm's shipping offshore practice. He is a lawyer with a broad range of marine and offshore experience specialising in dispute resolution, mediation, commercial litigation and arbitration. Within shipping his experience covers all aspects of the construction of ships including the drafting and negotiation of construction, coversion and refit contracts, contract management and the resolution of disputes together with issues arising out of their employment, operation and disposal. In the offshore field Jardine-Brown acts for both operators and contractors in relation to a variety of commercial and operational issues with particular emphasis on disputes relating to the construction and operation of offshore units including FPSOs, drilling rigs, accommodation units and offshore production and supply vessels. He regularly lectures and provides client seminars in relation to a variety of shipbuilding and offshore related matters. Relevant experience: extensive experience of resolving disputes through mediation and in international arbitration with experience of both institutional (LCIA, LMAA, ICC and SIAC) and ad hoc arbitrations in relation to the construction and operation of all types of ships (including superyachts) and offshore units.

Career

2010- Partner, Wikborg Rein, London 2007-09 Partner, Curtis Davis Garrard LLP 2000-07 Associate and Senior Associate, Curtis Davis Garrard 1996-2000 Associate, Norton Rose 1994-96 Trainee Solicitor, Norton Rose

Publications

Various articles on shipping and offshore matters including in relation to deliverability issues, contract administration, super yacht construction and the effectiveness of liquidated damages and indemnity clauses.

Personal

Bristol University (BA History) BBP Law School – Common Professional Examination Store Street College of Law – Legal Practice Course