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            You need a legal team that isn’t just focused on fighting the fire, but committed to providing strategic solutions, designed to improve operational performance and efficiency, as well as reducing claims and costs.

            We are known for leading the market in providing legal services to global commodity trading houses, charterers, terminal operators, ship owners and their insurers and reinsurers on a range of issues including those which relate specifically to oil and gas, metals and biofuel. 

            Our work is diverse and representative of this changing, expanding sector.

            With particular expertise in high value, complex, cross-jurisdictional matters, whether advising on £200m+ pollution and fire claims, setting up innovative claims handling schemes for volume short loading and outturn loss claims, advising on actions involving tankers and liquid cargoes, contamination claims or the negligent construction of oil storage facilities where vessels cannot access berths in breach of the terms of the relevant agreements, or whether advising on disputes relating to explosions in oil terminals, failures to dredge harbour areas to sufficient depths, theft of oil and metals in the UAE and Africa or breaches of Oil Storage and Terminal Usage Agreements, we are recognised as one of the leading teams operating globally.

            Key Contact

            Jonathan Moss

            Partner, Global Head of Transport, and Head of Marine & Trade

            Jonathan Moss

            • Partner // Global Head of Transport Sector // Head of Marine & Trade
            Connected Services offers a range of stand-alone consultative services that complement our legal offering in each of our core sectors.
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            DWF Costs provides expert direction in relation to all cost matters - from recovery through to negotiation, points of dispute, provisional assessments and detailed assessment hearings.

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