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Clyde & Co LLP, Stephen Mackin, Newcastle, ENGLAND

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Stephen Mackin

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Clyde & Co LLP

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Stephen is a Partner who specialises in shipping and energy related issues, particularly those arising from the carriage of oil, gas and LNG by sea involving chaterparties and bills of lading.

His areas of particular expertise are oil, gas and LNG tanker related issues including disputes arising from oil shortage, cargo contamination, unsafe port/berth disputes and market loss claims. He works for a wide entirely international client base of shipowners, charterers, insurers and cargo owners.

Stephen has a fist class B.Sc (Hons) Degree in Maritime Studies and before qualifying as a solicitor, he was a navigating officer with Shell Tankers (UK) Limited. Stephen has practical experience of the operation of VLCC's, Product Tankers, LNG Tankers and Bulk carriers. He was Shell 'cadet of the year', a watch-keeping officer with Operation Raleigh and has sailed the Atlantic on a Tall Ship.

He speaks regularly at conferences worldwide on shipping related issues.

Stephen is currently ranked in North: Transport and Shipping.

London: Transport


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Stephen Mackin - Clyde & Co LLP

Within: Shipping

Operating across its London, Guildford, Manchester and Newcastle offices in the UK, and able to tap into its extensive global footprint to advise on cross-border mandates, Clyde & Co LLP 'sets the bar very high for shipping work'. It handles a broad spread of contentious and non-contentious instructions, with expertise across charterparty disputes, marine insurance claims and coverage issues, collision and salvage, cargo claims, shipbuilding, personal injury, offshore, sanctions and superyachts work. The team has a strong track record on high-profile disputes; it represented Lampe & Schwartze, as cargo insurers for Volcafe, in a well-publicised cargo claim in the Supreme Court. Among the 'exceptional team'; Stephen Mackin specialises in shipping and energy work; David Bennet handles complex disputes; Martin Hall has longstanding experience across marine casualties, charterparty and bill of lading disputes; Simon Culhane 'always provides a very good service and solutions'; Eleanor Coates provides 'assured and structured advice'; and senior associate Will Trustram is a 'rising star; he is commercially astute, technically spot-on and always available'.

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