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Joe Gosden

T: +44 20 7809 2692 Email Joe | Vcard Office: London

Joe Gosden Senior associate

Contact details

Joe Gosden

Joe Gosden
Senior associate

T: +44 20 7809 2692 Email Joe | Vcard Office: London

An experienced commercial lawyer with a broad range of litigation, arbitration and advocacy experience, Joe has a particular specialism in disputes arising out of the shipping, commodities and banking sectors. He regularly acts for P&I clubs on defence and P&I matters, as well as for oil majors, shipowners and trading houses.
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Joe regularly acts in complex charter party, bill of lading and bank enforcement matters.  As well as advising on litigation and arbitration, Joe is frequently asked to assist during the initial ‘live’ stages of a dispute when difficulties with a vessel or cargo first arise. He is happy to travel at short notice to assist international clients.

In addition to handling claims relating to delivery, hire and cargo, Joe has substantial experience of cases involving container ships, towage and bunkering.  He advises on matters with admiralty elements and handles negotiations with charterers, crew and local interests.

Joe has developed a specialism in in advising the super yacht industry.  He has handled disputes over the construction of super yachts, MOA and other sale disputes and provides bespoke contracts to super yacht owners and brokers.  Joe has drafted sale and purchase agreements and charterparties for super yacht clients with unusual requirements.  As a result of his super yacht work, Joe also has substantial expertise in advising on web-based start-ups.

Out with specialist shipping matters, Joe has acted in a wide variety of commercial matters from construction contracts to collateral management agreements and swaps to joint ventures.

In 2017 Joe transferred to the Bar and completed pupillage.  He is entitled to exercise a right of audience in any Court and has substantial advocacy experience in property damage and personal injury matters.

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