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Archie Bishop

Consultant and Master Mariner


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65 Crutched Friars
London EC3N 2AE
United Kingdom

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Archie is a Solicitor both in England and Hong Kong, an Examiner in Admiralty and between 1988 and 2000 Senior Partner of the firm. He is now a Consultant.

He joined the firm in 1960 after seven years at sea as a deck officer with the P&O line. Since that time he has specialised in collision, salvage, total loss and all other casualties in which his nautical expertise is of value.

He is the Legal Adviser to the International Salvage Union, the Chairman of the Steering Committee of the London Shipping Law Centre, a CEDR Accredited Mediator, an author of numerous educational course on maritime law, and a visiting lecturer to the International Maritime Law Institute of Malta, and University College London. He is a frequent contributor and speaker at international conferences.


Archie is qualified in England and Wales.

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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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