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Weightmans LLP

100 OLD HALL STREET, LIVERPOOL, L3 9QJ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0345 073 9900
Fax:
Fax 0345 073 9950
Email:
Web:
www.weightmans.com
Weightmans LLP, Mike Burns, Liverpool, ENGLAND

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Mike Burns

Tel:
Work 0151 242 6527
Email:
Weightmans LLP

Work Department

Marine.

Position

Specialises in shipping, marine insurance and commercial litigation. He is experienced in handling both high-value and complex litigation in the Admiralty and Commercial Courts, Mercantile Courts and in London arbitration. Mike’s expertise includes carriage of goods by sea, multimodal transit, CMR claims, freight forwarders’ liability, marine liability defence work and subrogated recoveries. Mike also has a strong marine commercial practice, including vessel sale and purchase, new build and charter contracts, ship management contracts, and advising on commercial projects for major vessel and port operators in the marine arena. Regular contributor to ‘Maritime Risk International’ and ‘Lloyd’s List’.

Career

Trained Withers; qualified 1993; partner Weightmans 2006 to date.

Languages

French.

Member

Liverpool Underwriters and Maritime Association; Manchester Marine Insurance Association.

Education

St Francis Xavier’s College, Liverpool; Durham University (1989 BA Hons Law 2(1)).

Leisure

Family, golf, football, tennis, Everton FC.


North West

Transport

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Mike Burns - Weightmans LLP

Within: Transport

Weightmans LLP handles both contentious and non-contentious transport and logistics matters, drawing on the firm's established insurance and shipping expertise, while also advising on matters relating to risk management, brand protection, contracts, competition, cyber protection, employment and personal injury. Clients include major insurers, fleet operators, freight forwarders, shipping lines, ports and warehouse operators. Phil James heads the team and specialises in claims and litigation. Mike Burns focuses on shipping, marine insurance and commercial litigation.

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