Lloyd’s List again names two Ince partners in Law Top 10
Thursday 15 December, 2011
Ince & Co is delighted to announce that two shipping partners, Stephen Askins and Jonathan Lux, are named in the “Top Ten Law Personalities” in the new Lloyd’s List Top 100 2011. The publication is an assessment by Lloyd’s List of the top 100 most influential people in the shipping industry.
London partner Stephen Askins is ranked number four and Lloyd’s List comments: “Stephen’s first career was as a Royal Marine, now as a partner at Ince & Co in London his primary area of expertise is wet and dry shipping. Previously based in Greece, he headed the local admiralty team, acting for owners and their insurers in the aftermath of maritime incidents including salvage, wreck removal, collisions and piracy. He advises on all areas of admiralty law as well as on contractual issues arising out of charterparties and bills of lading.”
Jonathan Lux is ranked number six and is described as “an expert in shipping and commercial law with particular expertise in bunkers. He advises the major P&I Clubs, their shipowner and charterer members, and major insurers and is a council member of the International Bunker Industry Association and former co-ordinator of its working group on dispute resolutions. He has been listed in Chambers Global Directory and was voted Who’s Who Shipping and Maritime Lawyer of the Year 2010.”
Ince & Co partners Colin de la Rue and Rosita Lau received the accolade of having been named in the Lloyd’s List Top 100 last year.
The report was published today, with the Editor’s note remarking: “The Lloyd’s List newsroom offers one of the best vantage points from which to view the entire industry and our expert team of journalists and analysts pride themselves on being able offer the most accurate and complete view of the sector.”
Date: Tuesday 28 - Wednesday 29 January, 2014
Location: Marriott Marquis Hotel, New York
Ince & Co partner Nilam Sharma is a panellist discussing “International D&O: What does “football” mean to you?”. The panel will discuss D&O trends outside of the USA and will cover the state of securities litigation in the three most active jurisdictions; Canada, Australia and Europe. This session will examine what is driving the litigation trends and the effect on the international D&O market.
Date: Tuesday 11 - Wednesday 12 February, 2014
Location: 15 Hatfields, London
Ince & Co partner Chris Kidd and senior associate Mark de la Haye will be speaking at the conference on “How is contractual liability addressed in the installation phase of your project?”. This session aims to provide delegates with an understanding of contract risk in terms of the application of liability, how to allocate risk in contract negotiations to ensure responsibility in the event of an accident, dealing with delay and disruption claims arising in the installation phase of the project and assessing how to best protect yourself against claims without resorting to blame shifting.
Date: Wednesday 26 February, 2014
Location: London Hilton Tower Bridge
Ince & Co partners Carol Searle and Ben Ogden will be hosting a pre-conference workshop on the “Legal aspects of export credit and PRI claims”. The workshop will provide delegates with the opportunity to gain an understanding of the legal background to export credit and political risk insurance claims including a discussion of product coverage and guidance on how to establish claims, negotiate disputes and enforce recoveries.
Date: Monday 10 - Wednesday 12 March, 2014
Location: The Hatton, London
Ince & Co partner Fionna Gavin will be speaking at the seminar on “The bill of lading as a contract of carriage”. The conference will provide delegates with an introduction to the Hague, Hague Visby, Hamburg and Rotterdam Rules. The sessions will also explore charterparty terms and what law and jurisdiction applies.