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Paul Griffiths

Work 020 7782 0990
Bentleys, Stokes and Lowless


Senior partner with a wide experience in a range of disputes and related non contentious work including: time/voyage charterparty and bill of lading disputes, with particular emphasis on those concerning safe ports, war risks, ‘bad’ bunkers, delays, on/off hire, voyage failures, general average and all jurisdictional issues which arise out of them; insurance policy advice to both hull, P&I and cargo insurers/assured on partial/total loss or damage to vessel/cargo/property and dealing with any claim or dispute arising by way of subrogation or otherwise. Specific policy advice to insurers/assured on charterers’ liability to hull policies; advice and dealing with disputes arising under letters of credit, including alleged fraud; sale of goods and commodity dispute resolution generally at GAFTA and FOSFA; advice in connection with, and dealing with the consequences of marine casualties, including wreck removal and pollution (civil and criminal); ship sale and purchase disputes; litigation and claims arising out of personal injury or death; road carriage claims arising under international convention or other terms; general commercial drafting of contracts in connection with marine/transport related work, including standard terms of trade and one-off contracts to suit particular needs, including ship/yacht building, joint venture agreements and charterparties; the underlying issues of arrest, injunctions and obtaining security in connection with the above.


Qualified 1979; Bentleys Stokes & Lowless 1983, partner 1985.


Cardiff University (1976 Law).



London: Transport


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