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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, Michael Smith, Newcastle upon Tyne, ENGLAND

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Michael Smith

Tel:
Work 0191 233 2222
Email:
Mills & Co

Position

Mike is a director of Mills & Co. Solicitors Limited. Mike handles all types of dry shipping disputes with a particular emphasis on charterparty, COA and bill of lading disputes. Mike also handles sale of goods disputes. On the non-contentious side he is also involved in drafting carriage contracts and commercial contracts for the sale and purchase of commodities and related commercial documents.

Career

1986-1991 Baker & McKenzie; 1991-1996 Norton Rose; 1996-present Mills & Co.

Education

Oxford University, St John’s College (BA First Honours).


London: Transport

Shipping

Within: Shipping

Mills & Co¬†regularly acts for marine insurers, shipowners, shipbuilders, charterers and marine suppliers on contentious and non-contentious mandates. Peter Sim¬†, Andreas Welz, Martin Dalby¬†and Guy Mills¬†regularly handle admiralty matters including collision, salvage, total loss, grounding, and pollution. Elsewhere, Michael Smith¬†handles dry shipping disputes; Nicola Jeanes¬†regularly advises on contracts for ship construction, conversion and repair; Simon Williams¬†is ‚Äėexcellent on disputes‚Äô; and Mark Doyle¬†and Jonathan Green¬†are also key figures.

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