He has relevant industry expertise, having worked as in-house counsel at BHP Petroleum and North West Shelf Shipping.
Stuart has been lead adviser on numerous FPSO projects in the North Sea, various West African states and Australia, negotiating EPIC and production contracts and resolving disputes.
He has a leading reputation in shipbuilding and offshore construction contracts, representing a number of top shipbuilders and assisting owners and their banks. He is a co-author of "Offshore Construction: Law and Practice" published by Informa.
Stuart has advised on numerous LNG projects and disputes, being one of few lawyers with expertise in FSRU projects, the emerging floating LNG sector and LNG voyage charters.
He is a member of the BIMCO sub-committee advising on the production of LNGVOY.
"A very shrewd lawyer with outstanding legal skills and enthusiasm"
Chambers UK 2013