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William is a senior associate in the marine, trade and energy team. He has significant experience in the passenger shipping sector and regularly advises cruise lines and their insurers in respect of a wide range of issues, including coroner’s inquests, jurisdictional challenges and passenger claims under the Athens Convention and Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements Regulations 2018.
As a Spanish speaker with experience in travel law claims, William regularly assists the Madrid office in respect of travel law claims brought in England by English tourists against Spanish hotels and insurers. He is also a member of the firm’s specialist yachts group.
William is a member of Penningtons Manches Cooper’s cross-border logistics team and works closely with his colleagues in the firm’s Paris and Madrid offices in this sector. The team regularly advises freight forwarders, carriers, sellers, insurers and insurance brokers in respect of domestic and international transport of goods across multiple jurisdictions.
William joined Thomas Cooper LLP as a trainee in September 2012 and qualified in September 2014. He also spent four months on secondment at an International Group P&I Club.