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Benjamin Parker

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Strengths

Benjamin Parker
Has significant involvement with insurance litigation and arbitration in domestic and international markets. He has particular expertise in claims arising out of the maritime and energy spheres. His experience includes appearances before the Supreme Court and the House of Lords.
"Extremely bright and hard-working." "Very easy to get on with, extremely measured in his advice and excellent on paper." "Personable and engaging."
Recent work: Instructed by international bank ABN Amro and its subsidiary Icestar to pursue claims in relation to financial defaults of its customers, leading to losses in excess of USD30 million on cocoa products.

Strengths

Benjamin Parker
A highly regarded junior, adept at handling a range of commercial shipping disputes. He regularly appears in the Commercial Court and in arbitration, and also has a burgeoning advisory practice. Many of his cases are international in origin or have international elements.
"Very bright." "Always a delight to work with. He is very strong on the law and commercial and practical in his approach. His drafting skills are excellent. He has an excellent reputation which is fully deserved."
Recent work: Acted in a multimillion-dollar claim for damage to an oil tanker sustained during a berthing operation in the Middle East.

Strengths

Benjamin Parker
"An excellent draftsman and someone who's unflappable when in court."
Recent work: Represented ABN AMRO and its subsidiary Icestar in claims for losses amounting to more than USD300 million in connection with the financial defaults of its client, the cocoa supplier Transmar.