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Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP

Work Department

Shipping, Commercial dispute resolution, Personal injury


John is a consultant in the marine, trade and energy team, and is based in the London office. He has in-depth experience of a range of maritime problems, particularly those affecting the cruise and ferry industries, superyachts and marine leisure, and the offshore industry.

A member of the firm’s 24/7 global response team, John regularly advises shipowners, P&I clubs and underwriters on issues involving collision, salvage and insurance disputes. He also advises clients in respect of marine personal injury and fatality incidents, for which he is regarded as a market leader.

With the increase in criminal sanctions in recent years, John has developed a particular expertise in guiding clients through investigations by the MAIB and HSE and in defending prosecutions by the MCA Enforcement Unit and the police. He holds the Diplôme Supérieur de Droit et de Français des Affaires, and is admitted to the Paris Bar.



Lawyer Rankings

London > Insurance > Insurance and reinsurance litigation

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP‘s London team is led by senior partner Rhys Clift, who holds over 35 years’ experience in insurance and reinsurance. Marine insurance, coverage disputes and credit risk are his key areas, working alongside consultant John Strange, associate director Louise High and Guildford-based travel law head Mark Lee.