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Gateley Plc

1 PATERNOSTER SQUARE, LONDON, EC4M 7DX, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7653 1600
Fax:
Fax 020 7653 1601
DX:
824 LONDON/CITY
Email:
Web:
www.gateleyplc.com

Paul Dickie

Tel:
Work +44 (0) 207 653 1634
Email:
Gateley Plc

Work Department

Shipping

Position

Paul is a Partner in the Shipping team. He is an expert in advising on ship sale and purchase and commercial documents with a marine background. Throughout his career, Paul has practised marine, transport and insurance law since qualifying in 1988. During his career Paul has worked in Norway and Hong Kong.

Paul has extensive experience in international shipping transactions and disputes, acting for shipowners, charterers, shipbuilders, banks and commodities traders. He is instructed by P&I and market insurers. He also has considerable experience in advising international and domestic freight and logistics operators on contractual and regulatory issues, including disputes.


London: Finance

Commodities: physicals

Within: Commodities: physicals

The shipping and transport practice at Gateley Plc frequently handles GAFTA and FOSFA arbitrations, though it also has extensive experience in disputes under other arbitration rules including RSA, LME, ICC and LCIA. Its caseload covers a wide range of commodities including wheat, maize, barley, soyabeans, palm oil, rice, sunflower seeds, raw and refined sugar, petroleum products, coal and steel. Practice head Nicholas Walser has more than 30 years’ experience in the market. His recent cases include defending buyers of a cargo of soyabean meal in a GAFTA arbitration. Highly experienced shipping partner Paul Dickie recently acted as arbitrator in a commodity sale dispute under LCIA Rules. The firm counts Soufflet Negoce among its clients.

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London: Transport

Shipping

Within: Shipping

Gateley Plc receives plaudits for its ‘client service delivery’ and the team regularly handles charterparty matters, ship sale and purchase disputes, marine cargo claims, superyacht matters and shipbuilding disputes. The team represented Fulton Shipping in its high-profile dispute, the New Flamenco, which clarified the law relating to mitigation of damages for breach of contract. Additional highlights included acting for Pequod Associates as claimants on a dispute arising from the theft of containers from the port of Antwerp. Nicholas Walser is an ‘exceptional lawyer with extensive experience in shipping law’; Jane Hobbs handles marine insurance work; and Andrew Messent advises on claims relating to the carriage of goods. Associate James Jaffa is noted for his superyachts experience. Paul Dickie leads the department.

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