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INTERNATIONAL HOUSE, 1 ST KATHARINE'S WAY, LONDON, E1W 1YL, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7782 0990
Fax:
Fax 020 7481 7978
Email:
Web:
www.bentleys.co.uk
Bentleys, Stokes and Lowless, Vernon Sewell, London, ENGLAND

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Vernon Sewell

Tel:
Work 020 7782 0990
Email:
Bentleys, Stokes and Lowless

Position

Vernon has been a partner at Bentleys since 1986. He is regularly consulted by owners, operators, charterers and marine property and liability insurers about a wide range of contractual problems and maritime incidents and casualties.

Career

Qualified 1982, Bentleys, Stokes & Lowless, partner 1986.

Member

LMAA; Baltic Exchange.

Education

Warwick University (LLB); University of London (MA).


London: Transport

Shipping

Within: Shipping

Bentleys, Stokes and Lowless is a firm that solely focuses on maritime and insurance law and it is noted for its ‘deep knowledge of shipping’. It handles a range of contentious and non-contentious work, and highlights included acting for the shipowners in a €3.5m case which examined the proper construction of a clause of a standard form agreement. Vernon Sewell handles complex casualty work, William Chetwood is active on dry shipping work and is experienced in disputes; Joanna Steele is ‘very experienced’; and Paul Crane is ‘first-rate’. Andrew Powell and Sarah Allan are also recommended. Paul Griffiths leads the team. Nicholas Wilson recently joined MFB.

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