Winter Scott LLP

Tim Houghton

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Tim specialises in the law of charterparties, bills of lading, and ship sale and purchase and shipbuilding. Reported cases include the Classic v. Limbungan [2019] EWCA 1102 (force majeure), the Great Creation [2015] 1 Lloyd's Rep 315 (redelivery notices), the Pearl C [2012] 2 Lloyd's Rep. 533 (off-hire and underperformance), the Savina Caylyn [2011] 1 Lloyd’s Rep 550 (oil major approvals), Classic v. Lion [2010] 1 Lloyd’s Rep 59 (performance guarantees) and the Channel Alliance [2008] 1 Lloyd's Rep. 428 (profit share agreement).


Exeter College, Oxford (1st class degree in History), City University (Diploma in Law), Inns of Court School of Law. Pupillage at 7 King’s Bench Walk. Joined Holmes Hardingham in 1998 (partner 2003). Partner at Winter Scott from foundation in 2004 to present.