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Simeon Newman

T: +44 20 7809 2298 Email Simeon | Vcard Office: London

Simeon Newman Associate

Contact details

Simeon Newman

Simeon Newman
Associate

T: +44 20 7809 2298 Email Simeon | Vcard Office: London

Simeon is an associate in our marine and international trade department. His specialises in contentious and non-contentious shipping and commodities matters. He has a unique commercial understanding of the sector gained from secondments to a major commodity trading house and a major oil company.
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He has acted for trading houses, charterers, shipowners and banks. He has experience of a wide range of commodities including agricultural commodities, crude oil, oil products, LNG, coal, iron ore and concrete.

He has drafted and advised on sale contracts, charterparties, terminal storage agreements, bills of lading, sale contract general terms and conditions and related contracts. Simeon has also advised on trade sanctions.

Prior to joining Stephenson Harwood in 2017, Simeon was an associate at a leading international shipping and commodities law firm. During his time there he was seconded to a major trading house (in London and Geneva) and an oil company in London, where he supported a number of desks including freight (wet and dry), agricultural commodities, crude and crude products and metals.

  • Shipping litigation
  • Marine and international trade
  • Commodities

Advised on a voyage charter dispute following a vessel's prolonged stay at Djibouti. This also involved advising on a related sale contract dispute.

Advised a charterer on a contract of affreightment dispute. This dispute gave rise to several pieces of satellite litigation in India, Australia and in the Commercial Court.

Advised a charterer on a Commercial Court dispute arising out of a trip charter.

More: Shipping litigation

Advised on sale contract and charterparty disputes.

Drafted sale contracts and charterparties.

Advised a trading house on claims arising under a charterparty following a vessel damaging a terminal.

More: Marine and international trade

Drafted and advised on sale contracts and charterparties.

Advised on a sale contract dispute and a successful arbitration appeal to the High Court.

Advised on a high value oil products sale contract dispute. This involved advising on issues arising out of several sale contracts, charterparties and a storage agreement.

More: Commodities

  • Shipowners and operators
  • P&I clubs
  • International trade

Advised on charterparty disputes.

Drafted and advised on charterparties.

Advised on claims arising from a vessel damaging a terminal during discharge operations.

More: Shipowners and operators

Advised a trading house on claims arising from a vessel damaging a terminal during discharge operations.

Advised on charterparty disputes.

Drafted and advised on charterparties.

More: P&I clubs

Drafted and advised on sale contracts and charterparties.

Advised a trading house on a high value oil products dispute. This involved advising on issues arising out of several sale contracts, charterparties and a storage agreement.

Advised on a sale contract dispute and a successful arbitration appeal to the High Court.

More: International trade

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