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William is a Senior Solicitor in the shipping group in the London office specialising in shipping and insurance litigation. He is regularly instructed by ship owners, ship operators, charterers, commodity traders and oil majors in relation to the full range of charterparty claims, bill of lading claims, cargo damage claims, claims under the Inter Club Agreement, and general average claims. William is also able to advise on contracts for the sale of goods and insurance contracts.
On the casualty side, he is experienced in advising ship owners and their P&I insurers on the legal and practical issues that arise following a casualty at sea, including collisions, groundings and fires.
William joined Thomas Cooper in September 2010 and worked in the firm’s Piraeus office in 2011.