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Stephen Mackin

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Stephen is a Partner who specialises in shipping and energy related issues, particularly those arising from the carriage of oil, gas and LNG by sea involving chaterparties and bills of lading.

His areas of particular expertise are oil, gas and LNG tanker related issues including disputes arising from oil shortage, cargo contamination, unsafe port/berth disputes and market loss claims. He works for a wide entirely international client base of shipowners, charterers, insurers and cargo owners.

Stephen has a fist class B.Sc (Hons) Degree in Maritime Studies and before qualifying as a solicitor, he was a navigating officer with Shell Tankers (UK) Limited. Stephen has practical experience of the operation of VLCC's, Product Tankers, LNG Tankers and Bulk carriers. He was Shell 'cadet of the year', a watch-keeping officer with Operation Raleigh and has sailed the Atlantic on a Tall Ship.

He speaks regularly at conferences worldwide on shipping related issues.

Stephen is currently ranked in North: Transport and Shipping.


London: Transport

Shipping

Within: Shipping

Clyde & Co LLP stands out for its ‘strength-in-depth’ , its ‘market muscle’ and for its ‘up to date, agile, commercially focused and committed service’. The firm's expertise spans wet and dry work, and contentious and non-contentious mandates; and it is particularly known for its experience in charterparty disputes, cross-border disputes, marine insurance claims and coverage, collision and salvage, cargo claims, transactional matters, shipbuilding, maritime personal injury, offshore, sanctions and superyachts. It is acting for Alpine Eternity and Britannia P&I Club on the claims management process after the vessel collided with Iranian-owned oil rig in 2015; is acting for Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Company as insurers of the cargo carried on the Maersk Tangier which examines the limitation of liability for claims for loss or damage to cargo carried in containers on board a vessel; and it represented Nautical Challenge on the collision between the oil tanker Alexandra 1 and container vessel, Ever Smart. Among the team; Andrew Preston is ‘good at identifying the tactical angles’; David Bennet specialises in dispute resolution and international arbitration; Edward Mills-Webb is active on commodity, charterparty and bill of lading disputes; Martin Hall specialises in maritime law and arbitration; Nick Austin is ‘approachable’; Simon Culhane is ‘brilliant’; Irvine Marr is active on wet and dry matters; cargo casualty head Jai Sharma is ‘very experienced and approachable’; Elizabeth Turnbull is ‘always on top of the key issues’; and Hatty Sumption is ‘very clever and nothing slips under her radar’. Simon Jackson; Andrew Nicholas; Rob Collins and Fanos Theophani are also key members of the team, as are legal director Bethan Bradley , who is ‘good on the interplay between shipping and insolvency’, and senior associates James Kennedy and Thomas Kelly. Stephen Mackin and Jessica Maitra recently joined the team from Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP.

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