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The team are experienced in handling a wide variety of international energy and renewables related disputes including coverage and defence instructions, and the pursuit of recovery actions following indemnification of policyholders.

How we can help

Understanding your legal commercial needs

You need a legal team that isn’t just focused on fighting the fire, but also committed to providing strategic solutions, designed to improve operational performance and efficiency, as well as reducing claims and costs.

We are known for leading the market in providing legal services to global commodity trading houses, charterers, terminal operators, ship owners and their insurers and reinsurers on a range of issues including those which relate specifically to oil and gas, metals and biofuel.

Our work is diverse and representative of this changing, expanding sector.

With particular expertise in high value, complex, cross-jurisdictional matters, whether advising on £200m+ pollution and fire claims, setting up innovative claims handling schemes for volume short loading and outturn loss claims, advising on actions involving tankers and liquid cargoes, contamination claims, or the negligent construction of oil storage facilities where vessels cannot access berths in breach of the terms of the relevant agreements, or whether advising on disputes relating to explosions in oil terminals, failures to dredge harbour areas to sufficient depths, theft of oil and metals in the UAE and Africa or breaches of Oil Storage and Terminal Usage Agreements, we are recognised as one of the leading teams operating globally.

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