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Robert Springall



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

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

Direct Dial (Melbourne): +61 (0)3 8601 4515

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Robert specialises in shipping and trade, focussing mainly on commercial contractual issues and dispute resolution arising from charterparties, bills of lading, casualty investigation (including collisions, fire and explosion, general average, groundings, total loss) and pollution. In addition, Robert has significant experience in all aspects of P&I and Hull Insurance.

Robert is listed as a Transport Shipping and Shipping expert, as well as a Thought Leader in Who's Who Legal 2018.

Robert is described as a "very helpful, professional and commercially-focused" practitioner who "keeps us up to date on recent developments" (Chambers Asia Pacific 2014). He is also listed as a 'Leading Individual' in Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2015 for Transport.

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Known as one of the world's most liveable cities Melbourne is a hub for industry with many global and national companies calling the city home.

Leading companies in the construction, commodities, energy, insurance and shipping sectors base their Australian headquarters in the city and HFW is centrally positioned, providing full legal support to our clients.

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