Contact details

Paolo Ghirardani

T: +44 20 7809 2612 M: +44 7831 808 027 Email Paolo | Vcard Office: London

Awards

Winner - The i-law Maritime Law Award

Winner - The i-law Maritime Law Award

Paolo Ghirardani Partner

Contact details

Paolo Ghirardani

T: +44 20 7809 2612 M: +44 7831 808 027 Email Paolo | Vcard Office: London

Paolo is a renowned shipping and commodities lawyer who regularly tackles complex multijurisdictional disputes. He is sought out by clients to lead on major, often business critical, mandates.
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Paolo has a market leading practice in trade and shipping fraud and asset tracing, with a particular emphasis on cases arising in Africa, South America and the Middle East. He is a Spanish speaker.

He has extensive experience of tracing fraudulently obtained funds and has obtained a series of cutting edge injunctions and disclosure orders to trace and protect his clients' funds. His clients include insurers, shipowners, banks and trading houses.

Paolo has also handled several high profile shipping casualties often arising out of fires and explosions caused by dangerous cargoes.

Paolo is recognised as "result-focused and imaginative", "very good strategic thinker" and "very experienced and a good tactician" by The Legal 500. Clients also quoted in Chambers UK saying, he "keeps his eye on the prize and is not distracted from pursuing that aim." He is a "very commercial lawyer with a great instinct" and "incredible tactical awareness".

Paolo Ghirardani, has ‘great strategic acumen’.
The Legal 500 UK 2017

Awards

Winner - The i-law Maritime Law Award

Winner - The i-law Maritime Law Award

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