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The 36 Group

36 BEDFORD ROW, LONDON, WC1R 4JH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7421 8000
Fax:
Fax 020 7421 8035
DX:
360 LDE
Email:
Web:
www.36group.co.uk
London, Singapore
The 36 Group, Thomas Steward, London, ENGLAND

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Thomas Steward

Tel:
Work 020 7440 6900
Email:
The 36 Group (The 36 Group)

Position

Tom is developing a broad experience of commercial litigation, arbitration, and advisory work, with particular emphasis on commercial and shipping disputes. Tom is regularly instructed in a wide range of shipping disputes. He is often involved in arbitration or in the High Court, both led and un-led, including hearings on his own against leading counsel. Tom also teaches the international trade module for the BPTC course at BPP University in London. Tom has wide experience of cargo claims and charterparty disputes. He is familiar with and has dealt with all the issues which commonly arise, including speed and performance claims, late/early redelivery claims, laytime/demurrage claims, unsafe port claims, bunker disputes, contracts of affreightment. Tom also has experience of appeals under the Arbitration Act 1996. He regularly advises and appears in the High Court and County Courts on a range of general commercial disputes and has been instructed as sole counsel to seek injunctions in the High Court on a number of occasions. Tom was heavily involved in the high-profile claim brought by the Tchenguiz brothers against the Serious Fraud Office and continues to assist with on-going satellite litigation.

Career

Called 2011.

Member

Committee member London Shipping Law Centre Young Maritime Practitioner’s Group.

Education

BA, Classics, Brasenose College, Oxford – First in Mods and Finals (2008); GDL, City University – Distinction (2011); BPTC, City University – Outstanding (2011); MA (Oxon) (2011) Numerous College Prizes, Brasenose College Oxford (2004-8); Scholar, Brasenose College, Oxford (2006-8); Diplock Scholarship, Middle Temple, GDL year (2009) (2010); Diplock Scholarship, Middle Temple, BPTC year.


London Bar

Shipping

Within: Shipping – Leading juniors

Thomas Steward - The 36 GroupHe is very hardworking, and good at finding authorities that can make all the difference to a case.

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