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Clyde & Co LLP

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THE ST BOTOLPH BUILDING, 138 HOUNDSDITCH, LONDON, EC3A 7AR, ENGLAND
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Work 020 7876 5000
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Fax 020 7876 5111
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Clyde & Co LLP, Andrew Preston, London, ENGLAND

Andrew Preston

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Work +44 (0) 20 7876 4740
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Clyde & Co LLP

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Partner

Position

His shipping experience covers all aspects of Charterparty and Bill of Lading disputes in which he acts for a variety of corporations, oil majors, shipowners, P&I insurers, time charterers, bunker suppliers, cargo interests and their insurers nationally and internationally.

Andrew is an expert in multimodal transport disputes acting for a number of the world's largest through transport and port terminal insurers.

On commercial matters he acts for a wide range of major corporations particularly in the telecommunications sector representing them in complex national and international disputes before the English Courts and ICC Arbitrations.

Career

Andrew joined Clyde & Co in 1994 and became a partner in May 2000. Qualified in England and Hong Kong, he specialises in general commercial litigation, shipping and trading disputes.

Experience:

  • Osmium Shipping Corporation -v- Cargill International SA [2012] One of the leading recent piracy Commercial Court cases on payments of hire for hijacked vessels and the impact of CONWARTIME on charterparty obligations.
  • Boris Berezovsky -v- Merle Wood & Others [2011] Leading case on brokers' entitlement to commissions
  • Enviroco Limited -v-  Farstad Supply A/S [2011] A case taken through the High Court, Appeal Court and up to the Supreme Court on the construction of charterparty terms and obligations and defences available to group companies under the charterparty. 

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