Number of directors: 13
Assistant solicitors: 8
Other fee-earners: 2
THE FIRM Mills & Co Solicitors Limited, specialises in international trade, commodities and shipping law. It provides services to the standards of the best of its London-based competitors at a cost giving clients the benefit of Newcastle’s lower overheads. The recruitment focus is on quality over quantity. The firm’s ethos and location attracts qualified solicitors from London practices. The firm concentrates on devoting to its junior lawyers and trainees the supervision necessary to build on its standing in the global market.
PRINCIPLE AREAS OF WORK All aspects of shipping law including disputes involving charterparties, bills of lading, all admiralty matters, ship building, repair and sale/purchase. Non-contentious advice and drafting relating to these areas.
Contentious and non-contentious work concerning a variety of commodity contracts for all types of commodities (including LCIA, ICC, GAFTA, FOSFA, LME and the RSA/SAL arbitrations).