Andrew Ward
Partner, Dispute Resolution


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Andrew Ward

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Andrew Ward is a partner in the firm’s Dispute Resolution Group.

Andrew’s practice covers commercial litigation, international arbitration and restructuring.  He has particular expertise in the maritime sector, regularly advising banks and shipowners on contentious matters involving finance, charterparties, guarantees and MOAs.  He also advises on disputes in the oil and commodities industries, often on matters involving fraud.  He has extensive experience in resolving disputes outside the formal court or arbitral channels, including through negotiation and mediation.  A commercial and pragmatic approach lies at the heart of everything he does.


Experience Open

    • Shipping (charterparties, restructuring, bills of lading, MOAs, shipbuilding contracts (inc. yachts), arrests etc)
    • Oil and gas (sale / supply contracts, shipping, fraud, letters of credit etc)
    • Commodities (sale / supply contracts, shipping, fraud, letters of credit etc)
    • Finance (investments, fraud, guarantees, security, derivatives etc)

Education Open

  • College of Law (London) PgDL and LPC
  • Durham University MA Classics, BA Classics

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