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Richard Connell

T: +44 20 7081 4176 M: +44 74 9397 8704 Email Richard | Vcard Office: London

Richard Connell Associate

Contact details

Richard Connell

Richard Connell
Associate

T: +44 20 7081 4176 M: +44 74 9397 8704 Email Richard | Vcard Office: London

Richard is an associate in the firm’s marine and international trade department focusing on shipping, offshore energy, insurance and shipbuilding.
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Richard is an experienced dispute resolution lawyer who has acted on a broad range of high value disputes within the marine, trade, insurance and energy sectors.

He has acted on contractual, charterparty and bill of lading disputes for shipowners, charterers, cargo owners, insurers, and state owned companies across Europe, Africa, Australia, Asia, the Middle East and Latin America.

Richard has acted in proceedings in the English High Court and Court of Appeal, Australian Supreme and Federal Courts, and mediations and international arbitrations conducted under the ICC, LCIA, SCMA and  UNCITRAL rules.

  • International arbitration
  • Marine and international trade
  • Oil and gas disputes

Oil and gas exploration interests sale and purchase

UNCITRAL arbitration, English High Court and Court of Appeal cases against a state government and oil company concerning the sale and purchase of oil exploration interests in Africa.

Offshore drilling contract

Acted for a shipowner in relation to an UNCITRAL Paris-seated arbitration, arising out of a foreign law contract with a state owned company for the provision of a drillship and drilling services.

Offshore support vessel charterparty

Acted for a charterer in an SCMA arbitration regarding the termination of a fixed term charterparty due to performance issues of an offshore support vessel.

More: International arbitration

Charterparty dispute

Acted for a charterer in an SCMA arbitration regarding the termination of a fixed term charterparty due to performance issues of an offshore support vessel.

FPSO refurbishment

Acted for a shipowner in an LCIA arbitration regarding the refurbishment of an FPSO for claims over performance and delay by the shipyard.

Offshore construction

Dispute over delays and final accounts concerning the design, construction and delivery of two floatels for the Caspian Sea oil projects.

FPSO contract termination

Acted for an operator against an FPSO owner regarding a letter of intent and claims for termination fees, long lead items and terminated third party vendor contracts regarding the supply of an FPSO.

More: Marine and international trade

Offshore drilling contract

Acted for a shipowner in relation to an UNCITRAL Paris-seated arbitration, arising out of a foreign law contract with a state owned company for the provision of a drillship and drilling services.

Offshore support vessel charterparty

Acted for a charterer in an SCMA arbitration regarding the termination of a fixed term charterparty due to performance issues of an offshore support vessel.

Oil and gas exploration interests sale and purchase

UNCITRAL arbitration, English High Court and Court of Appeal cases against a state government and oil company concerning the sale and purchase of oil exploration interests in Africa.

FPSO refurbishment dispute - LCIA arbitration

Acted for a shipowner in an LCIA arbitration regarding the refurbishment of an FPSO for claims over performance and delay by the shipyard.

  • Shipping
  • Energy and natural resources

FPSO refurbishment

Acted for a shipowner in an LCIA arbitration regarding the refurbishment of an FPSO and claims over performance and delay by the shipyard.

Offshore drilling contract

Acted for a shipowner in relation to an UNCITRAL Paris-seated arbitration, arising out of a foreign law contract with a state owned company for the provision of a drillship and drilling services.

Offshore support vessel charterparty

Acted for a charterer in an SCMA arbitration regarding the termination of a fixed term charterparty due to the performance issues of an offshore support vessel.

More: Shipping

Oil and gas exploration interests sale and purchase

UNCITRAL arbitration, English High Court and Court of Appeal cases against a state government and oil company concerning the sale and purchase of oil exploration interests in Africa.

Offshore drilling contract

Acted for a shipowner in relation to an UNCITRAL Paris-seated arbitration, arising out of a foreign law contract with a state owned company for the provision of a drillship and drilling services.

Offshore support vessel charterparty

Acted for a charterer in an SCMA arbitration regarding the termination of a fixed term charterparty due to performance issues of an offshore support vessel.

FPSO contract termination

Acted for an operator against an FPSO owner regarding a letter of intent and claims for termination fees, long lead items and terminated third party vendor contracts regarding the supply of an FPSO.

More: Energy and natural resources

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