7 King's Bench Walk

Richard Southern QC

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Strengths

Richard Southern QC
Possesses a wealth of experience in the energy sector, frequently appearing in corporate disputes on behalf of major oil and gas clients. He has great expertise in crude oil and iron ore cases and regularly appears as both an advocate and an arbitrator.
"A strong, fearless and brilliant advocate who's got a very good bedside manner with clients." "Richard gives practical and effective advice, has a good written product and carries himself with an air of gravitas when appearing before tribunals and court."
Recent work: Appeared in an appeal against an arbitration award. The case concerned the attempted theft of a cargo of Venezuelan crude oil.

Strengths

Richard Southern QC
An excellent barrister with marked ability in shipping matters. He has a particular focus on charter party disputes involving such commodities as crude oil and iron ore. An accomplished advocate, he also accepts instruction as an arbitrator. His clients hail from around the world.
"He provides practical, effective advice and he carries himself with the right air of gravitas when appearing before tribunals and courts." "Persuasive, analytical and careful."
Recent work: Acted in a claim for summary judgment for non-performance of a contract of affreightment for the carriage of iron ore from Brazil to Malaysia.