Our Partners

Nick Parton

Wide-ranging hull and cargo work on behalf of Owners and Charterers. Also professional negligence and E&O. P&I, FD&D and marine insurance disputes and advice. International Sale of Goods, Commodity and Futures disputes. Urgent injunctions and High Court advocacy. Fluent in French.

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Nils Dahl-Nielsen

Detailed knowledge in all aspects of JP's shipping practice, including charterparty and bill of lading disputes, P&I and Defence work, piracy related issues, marine insurance and maritime arbitration. 


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Andrew Patrinos

Specialising in marine law, commodity work and the international sale of goods, especially steel, coal and agricultural produce. Experienced in all aspects of shipping litigation both in Court and arbitration including hull and machinery disputes, cargo claims, MOA disputes, bunker quality disputes, unsafe port claims and general charterparty and bill of lading disputes.

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Jonathan Clyne

Collisions, groundings, hull and machinery disputes, salvage, unsafe port claims, speed/performance claims, MoA disputes, shipbuilding disputes, bunker quality disputes, engine damage claims, general charterparty and bill of lading disputes.

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Alex Askew

Specialises in dispute resolution with a particular focus on shipping and international trade. Recent work has involved litigation and arbitration (Gafta and LMAA) concerning sale of goods and various aspects of both wet and dry shipping, particularly charterparty and bill of lading disputes.

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Our Consultants

David Hughes

Extensive experience in marine insurance, conflict of laws, ICC arbitration, collisions, cargo claims and Defence work generally. Conversational Japanese and fluent in French.

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Jeff Morgan (Solicitor)

Consistent record of success both in managing complex asset finance transactions. Undertaking work for shipowners or banks in the financing sale and purchase of second hand vessels or new buildings including drafting and negotiation of finance documents.

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Mike Dance

Over 40 years experience of shipping, marine and general commercial litigation and arbitration. Hands-on problem solving in ports and places in many parts of the world.

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Our Assistant Solicitors

William Jackson

Particular interest in both wet and dry shipping. Most recently he has been involved in charter party and bill of lading disputes relating to cargo claims arising out of West Africa. Since qualifying, he has represented clients in marine insurance matters, unsafe port issues and piracy.

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Ahmad Tabalo

Ahmad is a fluent Arabic speaker whose practice focuses on all aspects of charterparty and bill of lading disputes in the Commercial Court and international arbitration. In particular, Ahmad specialises in advising and acting for clients in European, Middle Eastern and North African related disputes.

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Our Trainee Solicitors


Hermance Schaerlig

Hermance started as a trainee in April 2019, and currently assists the team with all matters. Hermance speaks French fluently and has some working knowledge of German. She enjoys horse-riding, travelling and skiing.

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Contact us

+44 (0)20 7702 0085 / mail@jacksonparton.com / 6th Floor 5 Lloyd's Avenue London EC3N 3AE United Kingdom