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Global UK Shipping & Commodities

This section covers both contentious and non-contentious work. The contentious side involves breaches of charter-party disputes, cargo and bills of lading claims, the arrest of vessels and cargoes, marine insurance claims, collision, salvage and environmental liabilities. On the non-contentious side, law firms advise on contractual arrangements for construction, registration of vessels, customs and licensing, and documentation relating to charter-parties and bills of lading. This section covers the regulation and trade of commodities, and any related litigation. It is split into three subtables:

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Band 1
  1. Quadrant Chambers
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    Quadrant Chambers
    Shipping & Commodities
    Global 2022 | Band 1 | 10 Years Ranked
    A market-leading set, Quadrant Chambers continues to excel, offering a raft of stellar silks and high-calibre juniors who exhibit strong sector expertise in both dry and wet shipping matters as well as significant commodities disputes. Members regularly appear in the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court in the highest-profile cases, often with far-reaching implications. Recent instructions include the 'Ever Smart', 'Eternal Bliss' and 'Miracle Hope' cases. Sources say: "It is one of the best shipping sets. The team is commercial and engaged."
  2. Twenty Essex
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    Twenty Essex
    Shipping & Commodities
    Global 2022 | Band 1 | 10 Years Ranked
    Twenty Essex is a standout set offering impressive expertise in shipping and commodities. The set is renowned for its exceptional shipping litigation practice and represents clients at all levels of court and in arbitration. The chambers exhibits extensive experience in claims stemming from shipbuilding, charter parties and bills of lading. Members are also adept at handling disputes relating to ship arrests, cargo damage and collisions. Clients enjoy working with the set as a result of its unique combination of expertise in energy, environmental and maritime law. Commentators applaud the set for being "terrific and high class."
  3. 7 King's Bench Walk
    Shipping & Commodities
    Global 2022 | Band 1
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Band 2
  1. 36 Stone
    Shipping & Commodities
    Global 2022 | Band 2
  2. 4 Pump Court
    Shipping & Commodities
    Global 2022 | Band 2
  3. Essex Court Chambers
    Shipping & Commodities
    Global 2022 | Band 2