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Terry Zhao

T: +44 20 7809 2946 M: +44 78 3478 2024 Email Terry | Vcard Office: London

Terry Zhao Associate

Contact details

Terry Zhao

Terry Zhao

T: +44 20 7809 2946 M: +44 78 3478 2024 Email Terry | Vcard Office: London

Terry specialises in high value litigation and international arbitration as well as commercial contracts focusing on the energy, shipping and international trade sectors. 
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Terry regularly gives advices to ship-owners, charterers, P&I clubs, insurers, state and private oil companies and banks on a broad range of contentious and non-contentious matters.

Terry is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers.

  • International arbitration
  • Shipping litigation

LCIA arbitration

Advising European clients in relation to an offshore construction dispute arising out of a contract for the refurbishment and upgrade of an FPSO where the sum claimed is in excess of USD 130 million.

LMAA arbitration

Advising charterers in relation to high value disputes arising out of alleged repudiatory breaches of a long term charterparty.

Acting for the charterers in an unsafe port matter where the sums claimed are in excess of USD 18 million.

Acting for the ship-owners in a multi-million dispute with the charterers arising under a MOA and a number of related charter agreements.

More: International arbitration

English High Court litigation

Advising ship-owner clients in a number of GA claims.

Acting for the successful applicant for the full remission of an 18-month prison sentence imposed for contempt of court resulting from breaches of worldwide freezing orders despite opposed (A v B [2017] EWHC (Comm)).

Acting for the successful appellant in the matter of Polaris Shipping Co Ltd v Sinoriches Enterprises Co Ltd [2015] EWHC 3405 (Comm).

More: Shipping litigation

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