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Alistair Schaff QC

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Strengths

Alistair Schaff QC
Has a considerable reputation as an intellectual heavyweight in the field of commercial disputes, and is a major presence in the energy sphere. His healthy practice covers commercial and insurance litigation and arbitration. Issues handled range from difficulties with construction projects to major environmental disasters, and both traditional and non-traditional energy project matters are well represented in his caseload. His experience is evidenced by his regular appearances as an arbitrator at the ICC, LCIA and LMAA.
"He's a master tactician who is tenacious and a pleasure to work with." "A fantastic advocate with a great depth of knowledge."
Recent work: Acted in an energy insurance case involving damage to the legs and topside of a North Sea rig.

Strengths

Alistair Schaff QC
A leading commercial barrister renowned for his ability in shipping, insurance and international trade disputes. He is an admired advocate but he is also regularly called on to act as an arbitrator. He has been engaged in relation to a wide variety of topics, from charter parties to shipbuilding.
"A brilliant advocate." "He has a very powerful, analytical mind and he is utterly unshakeable." "He has an excellent manner in court on his feet in terms of cross-examination."

Strengths

Alistair Schaff QC
An acclaimed international arbitration advocate and adviser with significant experience in insurance, energy and shipping-related disputes. He is experienced in acting as counsel and as arbitrator in institutional and ad hoc arbitrations. He regularly acts in arbitrations under the auspices of the ICC, LCIA and LMAA.
"Clever and easy to work with. He has excellent advocacy skills and great judgement."