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Campbell Johnston Clark, Maria Borg Barthet, London, ENGLAND

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Maria Borg Barthet

Work 020 7855 9669
Campbell Johnston Clark

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Shipping litigation.


Maria deals with all aspects of wet and dry shipping litigation, including bill of lading and charter party disputes, marine insurance, collisions, salvage and other casualty-related matters. She also has experience of international trade law and commodities, notably the interaction between sale and carriage contracts, issues arising under CIF/FOB sale contracts and letter of credit transactions. Maria read law at the University of Malta and qualified as an advocate in Malta in 2003, where she worked with Fenech & Fenech Advocates. In 2004 she obtained an LLM in Maritime Law from the University of Southampton. She tutored carriage of goods by sea, international trade and admiralty law to LLM students at the University of Southampton between 2004 and 2005. In November 2005 she joined Holman Fenwick Willan and subsequently left Holman Fenwick Willan to join Campbell Johnston Clark in 2010. She became a partner at Campbell Johnston Clark in September 2011. The Legal 500 cites Maria as ‘first class’ and ‘particularly good with clients’.


Student paralegal then trainee Fenech & Fenech Advocates, Malta 1999-2003; qualified as an advocate in Malta 2003; advocate Fenech & Fenech Advocates; lecturer in maritime law University of Southampton 2004-05; joined Holman Fenwick Willan 2005-10 (with July 2008-July 2009 in Greece); qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales 2007; joined Campbell Johnston Clark 2010; partner Campbell Johnston Clark 2011 to date.




Law Society; Association of Average Adjusters.


University of Malta (1999 BA Legal & Humanistic Studies; 2000 Diploma Notary Public; 2002 LLD); University of Southampton (2004 LLM Maritime Law).


Travelling and music.

London: Transport


Within: Shipping

Shipping-focused firm’ Campbell Johnston Clark is active across casualty, commercial, insurance, shipbuilding and admiralty matters. Key individuals include Jonathan Campbell, who handles transactional shipping mandates; Alistair Johnston, who is active on marine insurance; James Mackay, who handles commercial and maritime work; and Maria Borg Barthet, who is active on contentious shipping instructions.

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