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  • Anna Devereaux

    Anna Devereaux
    Managing Associate, London

    Maritime, Dispute resolution, Commercial Contracts, Commercial Disputes

    T. +44 (0) 20 7481 0010
    D. +44 (0) 20 7551 8672

Anna is a dispute resolution specialist, with a focus on the shipping and off-shore energy sectors. She regularly advises clients on disputes before the English courts and in international arbitration.

Anna has considerable experience of advising clients in relation to disputes arising under ship sale and purchase agreements, shipbuilding contracts, charterparties, bills of lading and other commercial contracts.

She also advises clients in relation to admiralty matters, including casualty investigation, jurisdiction issues, general average, limitation claims, cargo claims and issues arising under bills of lading.  

Furthermore, Anna advises shipping clients in relation to non-contentious drafting issues.

A secondment to the firm’s Piraeus office, further developed Anna’s practical knowledge and commercial understanding of the shipping industry.   

Anna expertise extends to acting in international arbitrations concerning disputes relating to the construction of oil and gas pipelines.

Highlight Matters

  • Oldendorff GmbH & Co KG v Sea Powerful II Special Maritime Enterprises (“The Zagora”) (2016) – Anna acted on behalf of Owners in a dispute concerning whether Letters of Indemnity provided in respect of cargo discharged without production of the original bills of lading were enforceable. 
  • In The Aktor, (PT Berlian Laju Tankers TBK v Nuse Shipping Ltd) Anna successfully acted on behalf of the Sellers in relation to a dispute concerning clause 2 of the Norwegian Sale Form 1993, and the place of payment under an MOA.
  • In The Rewa, (Polestar Maritime Ltd v YHM Shipping Ltd & Another), Anna acted for the successful Seller in a dispute concerning clause 8 of the Norwegian Sale Form 1993 and the documents to be provided on delivery.  
  • National Navigation Co v Endesa Generacion SA (“The Wadi Sudr”) (2009) EWCA civ 1397 -Acting for Owners in seeking to obtain injunctive relief in order to restrain proceedings brought in Spain in breach of the contractually agreed jurisdiction clause providing for London arbitration.
  • Acting for slot charterers in relation to the loss of a container vessel. Advising clients in relation to limitation regimes, casualty investigation and cargo claims. 

    Maritime, Dispute resolution, Commercial Contracts, Commercial Disputes

    England & Wales, 2007

    Education (University):
    Oxford University