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Hill Dickinson LLP

THE BROADGATE TOWER, 20 PRIMROSE STREET, LONDON, EC2A 2EW, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7283 9033
Fax:
Fax 020 7283 1144
Web:
www.hilldickinson.com
Hong Kong, Leeds, Liverpool, London EC2A, London SW1Y, Manchester and 3 more
Hill Dickinson LLP, David Pitlarge, London EC2A, ENGLAND

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David Pitlarge

Tel:
Work 020 7280 9251
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Hill Dickinson LLP

Work Department

Shipping.

Position

Has specialised in shipping and commercial law since qualifying in 1989. Undertakes a broad range of shipping and related commercial work, including advising on contractual disputes arising from bills of lading, charterparties, MOAs, shipbuilding contracts, ship management agreements and international sale agreements (this has included investigative work following casualties); drafting and advising on documentation for shipping and shipping-related transactions, including management contracts, sale and purchase, construction, loan and ancillary security documentation; advising on insurance coverage, principally P&I and H&M issues; and advising on general commercial litigation. Clients include ship-owners/operators, P&I clubs, banks, charterers, underwriters, brokers, traders and non-English lawyers. While acting for clients from a diverse range of locations, David has a particular interest in the Mediterranean markets.

Career

Trained Titmuss Sainer and Webb; qualified 1989; solicitor Holman Fenwick & Willan 1989-97, partner 1997-2006; partner Hill Taylor Dickinson 2006; joined Hill Dickinson on merger in 2006.

Member

Law Society; LMAA.

Leisure

Reading, skiing, cricket.


London: Transport

Shipping

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David Pitlarge - Hill Dickinson LLP

Within: Shipping

Hill Dickinson LLP is 'highly recommended' for shipping work; the 'growing' team welcomed Beth Bradley from Clyde & Co LLP and has also made several hires internationally. The London team, which is supported by its international network of experts, handles a raft of wet and dry work and has recently been instructed on several high-profile casualty claims and dry shipping disputes. Its clients include ship owners, P&I Clubs, traders, salvors and insurers. It also has a strong cruise sector following. Global head of shipping Julian Clark led advice for The Lion Group on a dispute brought by Classic Maritime Inc, which examines issues regarding force majeure and exception clauses. Head of yachts Tony Allen focuses on yacht insurance disputes and transactions, while David Pitlarge is noted for his experience in dry shipping work and Adrian Marsh, who is based in Manchester, is head of cargo and logistics. Consultant Robert Wallis specialises in admiralty law.

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