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Ince Gordon Dadds LLP

ALDGATE TOWER, 2 LEMAN STREET, LONDON, E1 8QN, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7481 0010
Fax:
Fax 020 7481 4968
DX:
1070 LONDON CITY EC3
Web:
www.incelaw.com

Carl Walker

Tel:
Work +44 (0) 20 7481 0010
Email:
Ince Gordon Dadds LLP

Work Department

International Trade & Commodities, Shipping

Position

Partner

Career

Carl is an International trade and shipping lawyer specialising in commodity trading, carriage of goods and charterparty disputes.

Carl advises on all aspects of commodity trading and he has extensive experience of litigating and arbitrating disputes arising under commodity trading contracts, including disputes relating to delivery obligations, quality claims, cargo shortages, payment obligations and documentary credits.  Carl’s practise encompasses a broad spectrum of commodities and he acts for large oil and gas trading clients, coal and metals traders.  He also has extensive experience of soft commodities disputes and handles arbitrations under the Gafta, FOSFA and ICA Rules, among others.

 

On the Shipping side, Carl acts for shipowners, charterers, P&I Clubs and cargo interests and has extensive experience of advising on disputes arising out of charterparties and the carriage of goods by sea.  Carl also advises freight forwarders and terminal operators in relation to disputes relating to multimodal transport and logistics.  

Member

Gafta

Education

University of Kent


London: Finance

Commodities: physicals

Within: Commodities: physicals

At Ince & Co, 'the standard of service is excellent, clients are always kept informed and feedback is provided within a realistic time frame'. The firm has 'a wealth of experience in high-value commodities disputes', which are a core element of its work in London alongside shipping and insurance. Trade and energy specialist Will Marshall leads the practice and acts for many of the world's leading trading houses including Trafigura and Glencore. 'He manages a broad practice area but is still responsive to clients', remarks one client, while another describes him as 'an outstanding intellect - icy cold under fire'. He acted for Trafigura in a $12m High Court dispute with Renbrandt Limited concerning a contract for the sale and purchase of gasoil. The firm has a deep bench of talent that includes metals and mining practice head Ted Graham (who retired from his partnership on November 1st), structured finance specialist Jonathan Goldfarb, former legal counsel at Trafigura Nuno Frota, and oil and gas trading expert Carl Walker. Senior associate and 'rising star' Ajay Ahluwalia</span specialises in trading disputes and relocated to London last year from the firm's office in China. He has ''.

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