Alex is an associate in the marine and international trade department. He acts for international shipping clients in both contentious and non-contentious matters. In contentious matters, he has acted for clients in international arbitrations and Commercial Court disputes, including those under LMAA, ICC, and LCIA rules as well as ad-hoc arbitrations.
Alex has particular expertise in charterparty disputes relating to chemical tankers, oil tankers, bulk carriers, demurrage, cargo contamination, slow loading and free pratique. He is also experienced in shipbuilding issues (including refund guarantees and commission payments) and general average disputes.
His range of clients includes individuals and companies based in America, Germany, Monaco, South Korea, Greece, China, Singapore, Indonesia, Tanzania, India, Russia and the UK, including ship-owners and International Group P&I clubs.