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INTERNATIONAL HOUSE, 1 ST KATHARINE'S WAY, LONDON, E1W 1YL, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7782 0990
Fax:
Fax 020 7481 7978
Email:
Web:
www.bentleys.co.uk

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London: Transport

Shipping
Shipping - ranked: tier 3

Bentleys, Stokes and Lowless

Maritime and insurance law boutique Bentleys, Stokes and Lowless is a β€˜great example of a small firm that is a real match for the heavyweights’; β€˜it offers its clients an excellent service, combining detailed knowledge and experience of shipping law and the industry, with a very client-friendly approach’. Highlights included acting for the owners of the β€˜Yangtze Xing Hua’ on an arbitration award appeal. Paul Griffiths heads the practice, which includes Vernon Sewell, who heads the casualty team and has β€˜deep industry knowledge’; Nicholas Wilson, who is β€˜a great tactician’; William Chetwood, who is noted for his β€˜vast experience’; and Joanna Steele, who β€˜immerses herself in every case and has a very thorough grasp of the evidence and legal issues, whilst never losing sight of the commercial implications of a case’. Clients also single out Sarah Allan as β€˜particularly good for yacht and superyacht-related work; her practical knowledge of sailing and the industry stand her in good stead’. Andrew Powell is a β€˜details man with excellent technical skills’, and Paul Crane, who is β€˜very methodical in his approach’.

Leading individuals

Paul Griffiths - Bentleys, Stokes and Lowless

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