Sally-Ann deals with all types of charterparty, bill of lading, ship management and shipbuilding disputes, as well as worldwide logistics issues.
She has worked on a number of disputes involving highly technical issues leading to claims under charterparties and bills of lading, as well as force majeure, off hire and demurrage disputes; and also involving complex deficiencies arising in shipbuilding matters.
She has wide experience of disputes relating to cargo claims including the carriage of oil and gas products, drybulk cargoes and containers, as well as pharmaceutical products.
Sally-Ann is also a specialist in procedural applications, including anti-suit injunctions, freezing orders, and arrests, and has extensive Commercial Court, arbitration and mediation expertise.
She has considerable experience of drafting standard form amendments to charterparties, COAs, pool agreements, ship management agreements and freight forwarding agreements. The economic downturn also led to her being involved with a number of high profile insolvency issues.
Sally-Ann works largely with clients based in Europe, (including the UK, Italy and Greece), the U.S., Korea and China, acting for, inter alia, owners, insurers, managers, and pharmaceutical companies.
She regularly lectures on bill of lading and charterparty issues, and is responsible for our in-house training in the Shipping Group. She is also editor of the Shipping Group's blog: Ship Law Log.
Sally Ann is recommended as a lawyer in Legal 500 UK 2017, being described as an ‘extremely responsive, diligent, intelligent and practical lawyer’.