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The 36 Group, Elizabeth Blackburn QC, London, ENGLAND

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Elizabeth Blackburn QC

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Work 020 7440 6900
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Web:
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Elizabeth Blackburn QC has been in practice at the Admiralty/Commercial Bar since 1980 and took silk in 1998.

She is one of the most experienced QCs at the Bar in the field of large scale maritime casualty and collision work, and in recent years has advised on such major incidents as the MOL COMFORT; CORVUS J/ BALTIC ACE; BARELI; NORDLAKE; YUSHO REGULUS; KAMINESAN/HYUNDAI No 105; MSC CHITRA; OLIVA; SEA ANGEL/TASMAN SPIRIT; TRICOLOR; IEVOLI SUN; and NAKHODA which along with the PRESTIGE was one of the largest oil pollution cases ever dealt with by the IOPC Fund.

She has been a Lloyds Form Salvage Arbitrator since 2009, she is a panel member of the Singapore, Hong Kong, Shanghai and BVI International Arbitration Centres, the Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration, the Pacific International Arbitration Centre, and the Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration. She is also regularly appointed as an ICC Arbitrator, specialising in commercial contracts, such as large scale supply contracts in the energy section, shipbuilding contracts and international trade disputes.

Career

Called Middle Temple 1978; QC 1998; bencher of the Middle Temple 2008; first instance arbitrator on the Lloyd’s Open Forum Arbitration Panel 2009; specialist advocate and adviser at the Commercial and Admiralty Bar since 1980.

Member

Member of the Executive Committee of the British Maritime Law Association and chairs the Pollution Law Sub Committee; Member of the ICC UK Transport Committee; London Shipping Law Centre, member of the Steering Committee.

Education

City of London School for Girls; Manchester University.


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