Richard Lord QC

The core of Richard Lord’s practice for over 25 years has been commercial litigation and arbitration, with a particular specialisation in insurance and reinsurance, dry shipping, commodities, energy and professional negligence claims. He has appeared in and advised on numerous cases in tribunals from The House of Lords (Supreme Court) to the High Court in The British Virgin Islands. His ‘home territories’ are the Commercial Court in London and International Arbitrations, including ICC, LCIA, LMAA and Bermuda form arbitrations.

He acts as a mediator and arbitrator, has written textbooks on Bills of Lading and the Arbitration Act and has lectured and written extensively, as well as giving expert evidence on English law for foreign courts. Recent experience includes a number of total loss marine insurance claims, insurance disputes arising out of Hurricane Katrina, numerous charterparty disputes as well as more general commercial litigation and a jurisdiction battle in the House of Lords (Supreme Court).

Richard Lord is a CEDR accredited mediator with experience of mediation as both mediator and advocate. He has wide experience of mediation of commercial disputes, both as an advocate and a mediator, and particularly in the insurance and shipping fields. Experience includes disputes involving insurance claims, shipbroking, collisions at sea, rotten bananas, a valuable painting, accountants’ negligence and charterparty cases.

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