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Prettys Solicitors Ipswich

Specialist Sectors

Shipping, transport and logistics

Acting on behalf of some of the largest shipping companies, P&I Clubs, freight forwarders and banks, Prettys is well placed to provide the expertise that you need. As transport solicitors and shipping lawyers based in Essex and Suffolk, we deal with a wide number of cases.

Our specialist maritime lawyer team has recent experience of ship arrest in the Admiralty Court in London and associated proceedings, proceedings in the Commercial and Mercantile Court in London, arbitration matters, international ship mortgage enforcement as well as the sale of a superyacht.  We also have recently acted in relation to bill of lading, waybill and charterparty cases and in relation to a GAFTA matter. 

Other work includes the enforcement of liens in respect of unpaid freight for major freight forwarder clients and advising on standard terms and conditions.  We have also advised on aviation matters including recent advice in relation to an insurance policy.  We have extensive knowledge of personal injury matters relating to transport.

 

For clients with international dealings, we have the experience and overseas connections to help you. Prettys is also a member of Galexy the international association of lawyers.

 

The Legal 500 United Kingdom 2016"Consultant Roger White leads the team at Prettys... The shipping and logistics practice counts DSV Road, DSV Air & Sea and Yang Ming Line among its clients. White advised a vessel owner on a multimillion-pound enforcement of a mortgage."

 

Legal 500 2016

 

Please get in touch: call us on 01473 232121, request a call back or email us.

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Roger White

Head of Shipping & International Trade

e rwhite@prettys.co.uk

t 01473 298302

Kieren Brown

Administration Assistant, Shipping

e kbrown@prettys.co.uk

t 01473 298318

Roger White

"Roger White leads the team at Prettys... White advised a vessel owner on a multimillion-pound enforcement of a mortgage."

Legal 500 2016

Roger qualified as a solicitor in 1987. Having completed an LLM at Hull University, where he also taught, he was articled at a leading City law firm. On qualification, Roger worked as a solicitor at the firm before joining a boutique shipping practice in Hong Kong where he became a partner. He has been the editor of the well-known publication Shipping & Transport International for many years.

Roger has many years of experience in all aspects of maritime law and practice. Roger provides specialist legal know-how, built up over a number of years, in relation to a wide-range of matters.

Recent work:

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Daniel Billson

Associate

e dbillson@prettys.co.uk

t 01473 298296

Daniel Billson

Daniel joined Prettys as a trainee solicitor in September 2010 and is currently a solicitor in the Corporate Services department.

Before commencing his training contract, Daniel completed his law degree at Sheffield Hallam University and his Legal Practice Course at the College of Law in London where he specialised in Commercial Law, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Commercial Dispute Resolution.

Daniel acts for and advises business owners on a wide variety of commercial and corporate matters including company incorporations, share and asset corporate transactions, management buy-outs, corporate restructuring and refinancing, shareholders’ agreements, I.P. registration and infringement, terms and conditions and various other commercial arrangements.

Daniel’s work in respect of shipping, transport and logistics includes:

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Louise Plant

Associate

e lplant@prettys.co.uk

t 01473 298293

Louise Plant

Louise is an Associate in Prettys Personal Injury and Insurance Services Department based in Ipswich. She qualified in 2003 and since then has specialised in personal injury litigation.

She handles a wide range of personal injury and some non personal injury claims, relating to road traffic accidents, public liability, occupiers' liability, employer's liability and some disease / occupational health cases.

Louise acts for both private individuals and companies either bringing or defending personal injury claims.

She has dealt with a number of complex and often high value cases including Animals Act matters, road traffic accidents, occupiers liability claims pursuant to both the 1957 and 1984 Acts, accidents at sea involving ship owner’s clubs, claims involving multi-party and contractual / sub-contractor issues, as well as claims involving Highways Authorities and Utilities providers working on the highways and on private property.

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Emma Loveday-Hill

Associate

e elovedayhill@prettys.co.uk

t 01245 295267

m 07791 083683

Emma Loveday-Hill

Emma graduated from the University of Exeter with a degree in Law before completing the Legal Practice Course at BPP Law School in London where she obtained a distinction. Emma qualified as a Solicitor in September 2011.

Emma joined Prettys as a Solicitor in January 2012 after completing her training contract at a large commercial law firm with offices in Cambridge and London.

Emma’s recent work in respect of shipping, transport and logistics includes:

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Kieren Brown

Administration Assistant

e kbrown@prettys.co.uk

t 01473 298318

Kieren Brown

Kieren joined Prettys as an Administration Assistant in the Shipping department in February 2016 as part of an apprenticeship scheme; he previously worked as an Administrator for a local recruitment agency which dealt mainly with offshore Oil & Gas and Marine industries.

Kieren’s work includes the day-to-day assistance with document creation, filing and other support functions within the Shipping department.

Having graduated from Suffolk New College in 2014 with a BTEC in IT, Kieren also assists with various technical issues around the firm.

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