Mr Nicholas Saunders > Chambers of Mike Magee > Cambridge, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Mike Magee
Fenners Chambers


Shipping and aviation law, including: fatal accident and personal injury claims arising out of marine and aviation accidents and service in HM forces; charterparty and shipbuilding claims; marine cargo claims, salvage arbitrations and collision actions; marine and aeronautical engineering claims; insurance claims for lost vessels and for lost and damaged marine and air cargoes; Seaboard Offshore Ltd v Secretary of State for Transport – the leading House of Lords case on the criminal liability of corporations for the safe operation of ships; pilot authorisation reviews, including Sea Empress; and criminal proceedings against marine and aviation personnel.
Areas of practice:
Commercial law: His practice has a particular focus on, but is not limited to, shipping and aviation law
Personal injury law: Marine and aviation accidents; workplace accidents; injuries in the armed forces


Year of call: 1989, Middle Temple.


Radley College; Hull University (1987 LLB)
Downing College, Cambridge (1988 LLM).

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > South Eastern Circuit > Commercial litigation

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 1

Nicholas SaundersFenners ChambersHe is first-rate for aviation matters.

Undertaking commercial work at all levels, Nicholas Saunders of Fenners Chambers has, among other things, a particular emphasis on shipping and aviation law.