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Hope Wilkins

Department Maritime, Dispute Resolution Qualified England and Wales 2020 Education (University) Newcastle University (Law LLB), University of Law (LPC) Languages English

Hope Wilkins

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Hope is a dispute resolution lawyer in the firm’s shipping practice, based in the London office.

Hope advises on a wide range on wet and dry shipping disputes. She acts for clients in both small and large scale disputes in the high court and in LMAA and LCIA arbitrations.

Hope advises variety of clients including owners, charterers and P&I clubs on a variety of contentious matters, including charterparty disputes and cargo claims as well as advising on matters arising from marine casualties.

Hope’s practice also includes non-contentious commercial work. She has significant in house experience, most recently on secondment to a global outsourcing company advising on general commercial contracts.

My recent publications

Insights / Court declines to imply delivery and discharge terms into contract of carriage

08-09-2020 / Maritime

Sea Master Shipping Inc v. (1) Arab Bank (Switzerland) Limited and (2) Yousef Freiha & Sons SAL (Sea Master) [2020] EWHC 2030 (Comm)

Court declines to imply delivery and discharge terms into contract of carriage

Insights / IR35 and the Off Payroll Working Rules

31-03-2020 /

The IR35 rules were first introduced in 2000 in order to tackle a perceived tax avoidance scheme whereby individuals sought to save employee income tax and national insurance contributions by supplying their services through an intermediary and paying themselves in dividends.

IR35 and the Off Payroll Working Rules

Insights / Bunker supply contracts: incorporation, variation and assignment

18-07-2019 / Maritime

Cockett Marine Oil v. ING Bank and another (Ziemia Cieszynska and Manifesto) [2019] EWHC 1533 (Comm) In an unsuccessful appeal from two arbitration awards, on the grounds that the Tribunal had no jurisdiction, the Court has considered the incorporation and variation of standard terms in the context of bunker supply contracts.

Bunker supply contracts: incorporation, variation and assignment