Matthew is a litigation and dispute resolution lawyer based in London. He specialises in transport, energy and insurance disputes, with a particular focus on shipping, aviation, and marine and energy insurance.
Matthew’s experience includes, amongst other things: advising on charterparty and bills of lading disputes; acting for insurers and reinsurers in coverage disputes; and acting in various contractual disputes in the aviation and energy sectors. Matthew also has experience in some non-contentious matters including: providing sanctions advice to clients in a variety of sectors including shipping, insurance and banking; advising on certain aviation regulatory issues; and providing advice in respect of charterparties.
There have been attempts since the 1980’s to introduce electronic bills of lading (E-Bills) to replace traditional paper bills. Take-up has been relatively slow, but over the past few years BOLERO and ESS (two E-Bills of lading providers which have been approved by the International Group of P&I Clubs) have reported substantial growth in the use of their platforms..
February 23, 2018
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October 02, 2017