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Lindsay East

Consultant

Education

  • University of Oxford, 1970, M.A., Jurisprudence

Professional Admissions / Qualifications

  • England and Wales
  • Hong Kong

Lindsay was Head of the Shipping Group for six years.

  • "Outstanding reputation as a dry shipping expert "- Chambers 2010
  • "Nominated as one of the UK's top 20 shipping lawyers" - Legal 500, 2009
  • "one of the 5 big hitters in shipping arbitration” - Legal Business Arbitration Report 2006
  • “hard to beat” and “widely commended for his charterparty\r\n and contractual work” - Chambers 2006

His practice includes all aspects of dry shipping law in particular:

  • Charterparty disputes, both time charter, voyage charter and contracts of affreightment
  • Bill of Lading disputes
  • Sale and purchase disputes
  • Shipbuilding disputes acting for both Buyers and for yards
  • Drafting of long term charterparties, in particular LNG charters
  • Drafting and interpretation of Club Rules, and other insurance documents
  • War risk insurance
  • Marine insurance

Employment History

  • 2007 - Reed Smith
  • 1971 - Richards Butler (combined with Reed Smith in 2007)