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Out of 15,684 evaluation forms, 96.54% said “Yes, I would recommend White Paper to a colleague
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Answers to 11 Thorny Questions: Directly from 8 QCs and Solicitors of Outstanding Ability
Registration and coffee
Chaired by: David Pitlarge of Hill Dickinson
David is a "fantastic" shipping lawyer. He has expertise in both wet and dry shipping matters covering maritime casualties, charter parties and shipbuilding contracts.
Answered by: Vasanti Selvaratnam QC
Vasanti "is incredibly eloquent – conveying complicated points simply, precisely and easily - her clients love her." She acted in the Rubicon Vantage litigation.
Answered by: Sara Masters QC
Sara is “a brilliant silk for shipping - especially well-known for her advocacy in anti-suit injunctions and cross-border disputes." She acted in The Chang Hang Guang Rong.
Answered by: Chirag Karia QC
Chirag is "one of the most effective shipping barristers at the bar - producing superb results." He is joint editor of ‘Butterworths Commercial Court and Arbitration Pleadings’.
Answered by: James Leabeater QC
James is "going to be a star QC of the future." "His career will continue to go from strength to strength." He acted in The 'Elin', over liability for the carriage of deck cargo.
Answered by: Sean O'Sullivan QC
Sean is “an absolute star: thoughtful, assiduous and a case winner.” He acted in a USD400 million dispute over the welding of structures for an offshore wind farm.
Burden of proof
Answered by: Michael Collett QC
Michael "has a great strategic eye, superb knowledge, and a pragmatic and commercial approach." He acted in the Sea Master, a jurisdictional dispute over bills of lading.
Answered by: John Russell QC
John is Shipping Silk of the Year for 2020 and acted in The CMA CGM LIBRA litigation and Volcafe. "He is an exceptionally pragmatic, commercial and skilled silk."
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All speaker quotes are taken from Chambers Directory, Who’s Who Legal or Legal 500