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Thomas Steward

London, UK UK Bar Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Shipping & Commodities
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Shipping & Commodities - London (Bar)

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Thomas Steward
Thomas Steward has an expansive practice that includes instructions relating to shipbuilding, charter parties and cargo disputes. He handles both wet and dry matters, as well as cases concerning international trade issues. In addition to being an effective litigator, he regularly appears in arbitration proceedings.
Strengths: "He has a good practice and reputation."
Recent work: Successfully acted for the claimants in an appeal under Section 67 of the Arbitration Act 1996 on the issue of the jurisdiction of the arbitration tribunal.
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Tom’s practice encompasses commercial litigation, arbitration, and advisory work, with particular emphasis on shipping, international trade disputes, and fraud. His practice covers all areas of wet and dry shipping work, and he is regularly instructed in a wide range of disputes, both in arbitration and in the High Court, both led and un-led, against leading and junior counsel. He has particular expertise in obtaining urgent interim relief, including freezing injunctions, anti-suit injunctions, and other associated orders. Recent cases include The Nortrader [2021] 1 Lloyd's Rep. 429; The Pola Devora [2021] EWHC 1707 (Comm); The Falcon Trident [2021] EWHC 2204.

Career

Called 2011.

Professional Memberships

Committee member London Shipping Law Centre Young Maritime Practitioner’s Group.

Supporting Member of the LMAA.

Personal

BA, Classics, Brasenose College, Oxford – First in Mods and Finals (2008); GDL, City University – Distinction (2011); BPTC, City University – Outstanding (2011); MA (Oxon) (2011); Scholar, Brasenose College, Oxford (2006-8); Diplock Scholarship, Middle Temple (GDL) (2009); Diplock Scholarship, Middle Temple (BPTC) (2010).

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