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MILBURN HOUSE, DEAN STREET, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, NE1 1LE, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0191 233 2222
Fax:
Fax 0191 233 2220
Email:
Web:
www.mills-co.com
Mills & Co, Nicola Jeanes, Newcastle upon Tyne, ENGLAND

Nicola Jeanes

Tel:
Work 0191 233 2222
Email:
Web:
www.mills-co.com
Mills & Co

Position

Nicola qualified as a solicitor in 1991. She joined Rayfield Mills on its inception, becoming a partner in 1997.She joined Mills & Co as a partner in 2007 and is now a director of Mills & Co. Solicitors Limited. Nicola advises both shipyards and owners on the drafting and negotiation of ship construction, conversion and repair contracts and the resolution of disputes under those contracts. She also acts for owners on ship sale and purchase (including MOA disputes) and ship finance. She handles all forms of P&I and FDD disputes, advising on a broad range of charterparty and bill of lading issues ,including their overlap with international sale contracts. She mainly has experience of High Court litigation, mediation and LMAA arbitration but has also run several GAFTA and FOSFA arbitrations. On the non-contentious side Nicola advises on the drafting and negotiation of commercial contracts including letters of credit and guarantees and commodity sale and purchase agreements.

Career

1989-1991 Booth & Co; 1991-1993 Eversheds; 1993-2007 Rayfield Mills; 2007-Present Mills & Co.

Education

Nicola has a BA Honours (History) from Bristol University.

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