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Simon Shaddick

Partner

Melbourne

Level 39, Bourke Place
600 Bourke Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000
Australia

Office Telephone: +61 (0) 3 8601 4500
Office Fax: +61 (0) 3 8601 4555

Direct Dial (Melbourne): +61 (0)3 8601 4554

Mobile: +61 (0)488 246 330

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Simon deals with shipping and marine disputes, with a focus on the offshore oil & gas sector.

Simon's experience includes issues relating to the construction, chartering, operation and insurance of drilling rigs, FPSOs and FSOs, other surface and subsea installations, and a wide range of offshore support vessels. Simon is familiar with the oil & gas industry, including the LNG sector. He has dealt with incidents offshore, and regulatory issues including pollution, licensing and safety.

Simon has considerable international experience, having advised on offshore projects in Australia, New Zealand, South-East Asia, the North Sea, Brazil and West Africa. He acts in cross-border litigation and international arbitrations, including several large and technical disputes concerning FPSOs and drilling rigs. He also has significant experience in relation to OSV charterparties.

In addition, Simon has broad expertise in maritime law and international trade. He has handled a wide range of shipping cases, including disputes relating to marine casualties, charterparties, shipbuilding contracts, marine insurance, bills of lading and cargo damage, as well as commodity sale and purchase matters. He has represented a variety of domestic and international shipping and trading interests in litigation, arbitration, mediation and commercial negotiations.

Simon has been recognised as a "rising star" in the Doyles Guide for Transport 2016, 2017 and 2018.

Simon is qualified in both Australia and England, and worked for several years in the firm's London office.

Melbourne

The Melbourne office is widely recognised as being among Australia’s most distinguished maritime, trade, energy and insurance law practices.

The office handles a broad range of contentious and non-contentious work for international marine and insurance industry clients, multi-national and local mining and oil and gas companies, agricultural commodities producers and traders, financial institutions, port and terminal operators and logistics services providers, and construction contractors.

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