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Mr Richard Oakley
Managing Associate and Master Mariner
Richard is a solicitor and master mariner and has a wealth of experience in advising and handling a full range of admiralty matters including casualty investigation, collisions, pollution, grounding, and total loss cases.
Richard joined Ince London in 2008 and soon relocated to the firm’s Shanghai office where he led the China casualty investigation team, coming back to London in 2012 obtaining further in-depth experience of the full range of disputes arising out of marine casualties. Richard has recently returned to the Asia Pacific region joining the firm’s Hong Kong office to build upon his successful practice.
Prior to embarking on his legal career, Richard spent five years at a leading international P&I Club where he handled the full range of P&I and FD&D matters, and prior to that he served for nine years in the Merchant Navy where he worked on a wide variety of vessel types including container ships, coastal bulk ships, RoRos, ferries, passenger ships and high speed catamarans and obtained his master mariner’s qualification.
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