Nick is a partner in the Shipping Group working principally for Owners and Charterers and P & I Clubs. He is specialised in dealing with all aspects of Bills of Lading, Charterparty and MOA disputes as well as Commercial Court disputes, arbitrations and mediations. He also gets involved with issues arising for a number of Tanker and Bulker Pools. He is particularly active in the Italian market. Nick is recommended in Chambers as a "highly competent all-rounder." Nick is currently Global Practice Group Leader of the Reed Smith Shipping Group.