Sophie regularly advises on all aspects of wet and dry shipping matters. She focuses mainly on disputes arising under charterparties, COAs, bills of lading, bunker supply contracts and MOAs, as well as commodities disputes and casualties, particularly collisions.
She also advises on non-contentious issues relating to these areas, including advising on and drafting contracts, bill of lading and charterparty terms, and assisting clients with the sale and purchase of assets. Sophie also has significant experience in regulatory and compliance matters and provides advice to a range of shipowners and insurers in relation to bribery and anti-corruption issues, policies and procedures.
Sophie’s international trade experience spans a broad range of commodities, including crude and oil products, gas, LNG and LPG. She regularly advises on the terms of sale and purchase agreements and has a particular focus on the negotiation of LNG sale contracts.