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Andrew Leir



Friary Court
65 Crutched Friars
London EC3N 2AE
United Kingdom

Office Telephone: +44 (0)20 7264 8000
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Andrew specialises in the resolution of shipping and trade disputes arising from charterparties, bills of lading, shipbuilding, commodity and supply contracts, contracts of affeightment, and marine insurance. He assists and represents clients in litigation, arbitration and mediation. He is dual qualified in England and British Columbia Canada, is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and is an American Arbitration Association Neutral.

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The London office is the firm's largest, with over 250 lawyers.

It offers the full range of services that HFW provides globally, with partners from the London office working closely with all the other HFW offices, as well as in many jurisdictions around the world. HFW moved to its current premises in September 2008, having previously been in nearby Lloyds Avenue for almost 100 years.

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