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Adrian Marsh

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Hill Dickinson LLP

Work Department

Cargo and transit.


Head of cargo and logistics team. Expertise covers litigation and commercial work within the marine insurance, logistics, shipping and trade sectors. Dispute resolution experience includes: cargo recovery claims; transit liability claims (all modes); bills of lading/charterparty disputes; marine insurance coverage disputes and policy interpretation; lien and insolvency disputes; arbitration and mediation; freight recovery claims; Commercial experience includes advising/preparing logistics and supplier agreements, charterparties and COAs, standard trading conditions and bill of lading terms.


Trained Hill Dickinson; qualified 1997; partner 2002. Head of cargo and logistics team 2005.


Manchester Marine Insurance Association (treasurer); Manchester Law Society.


Cowley Grammar School; Anglia University.


Cycling, football, rugby, skiing, music and travel.

London: Transport


Within: Shipping

The team of ‘brilliant legal minds’ at Hill Dickinson LLP offers ‘precise and commercially-orientated’ advice. It is active across wet and dry work and its clients include ship owners, charterers, port and terminal operators, shipyards, P&I clubs, underwriters and traders and insurers and reinsurers. It is defending The Lion Group on a $20m dispute alleging non-performance of a long term contract of affreightment and is representing Lakatamia Shipping Company on a judgement enforcement matter. Global shipping head Julian Clark ‘always offers alternative strategies and guides the client in case-handling’. Other key figures include Adrian Marsh, who heads the cargo and logistics team; Tony Allen, who heads the yachts team; Jeff Isaacs, who is head of commodities and international trade; the 'experiencedDavid Pitlarge; Fred Konynenburg, who is ‘precise and to the point’; consultant and admiralty law expert Robert Wallis, who has particular expertise in salvage and collision matters; Russell Gardner, who handles dry shipping disputes and is experienced in cases involving superyachts; Philip Haddon, who handles casualty disputes; Ian Maclean, who is experienced in casualty claims; the ‘very experienced’ Tony Swinnerton; and Lewis Moore. Siiri Duddington recently joined from Campbell Johnston Clark, as did senior associate Winnie Mah and legal director Tom Burdass. Justin Draeger  has joined Mays Brown, Rhys Clift has joined Thomas Cooper LLP.

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North West


Within: Leading individuals

Adrian Marsh - Hill Dickinson LLP

Within: Transport

At Hill Dickinson LLP the ‘very experienced and knowledgeableAdrian Marsh ‘leads the team from the front and provides excellent support to his clients. He is extremely competent, efficient and personable’. Caroline Bridge has a ‘detailed knowledge of global logistics’. Senior associate Ed Locke  is ‘really coming into his own showing confidence in his work’. The team advises on a wide range of matters that arise from the carriage of goods by sea, air, road and rail. It has particular expertise in multimodal transport. Clients include Aviva, Hellmann Worldwide Logistics, Zurich and Tokio Marine Kiln. The team also provides a full range of dispute resolution services both in the UK and overseas covering litigation, arbitration as well as mediation.

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