Joe Gosden is a partner in our London office with a broad commercial practice in the shipping, ship finance and commodities sectors.
An experienced lawyer with significant litigation, arbitration and advocacy experience, Joe acts for interests across the commodities, shipping and insurance worlds. He acts as a trusted legal advisor to traders, shipowners, H&M insurers, P&I clubs and shipbrokers alike.
Qualifying first as a solicitor and later as a barrister, Joe has full rights of audience in England & Wales. He advises clients on complex cross-border litigation and international arbitration, with particular expertise in the carriage of dangerous cargoes, loan enforcement, ship recycling and oil pollution-related matters. Adept at handling local interests and managing foreign legal proceedings, Joe has significant experience in running disputes across multiple jurisdictions.
Alongside his contentious work, Joe is often instructed as a trouble-shooter on transactions in the dry bulk, cruise ship and superyacht sectors. He advises owners, brokers, banks and shipyards on difficult transactions, distressed assets and disputed deliveries. Joe has particular expertise in shipbuilding and MOA disputes.
Joe is also frequently instructed in transactional and advisory matters. He advises on and drafts lending structures, bespoke terms & conditions, sale contracts and letters of credit.
Joe retains a personal injury and property damage practice, in relation to which he is experienced in crew claims across the maritime and offshore spheres.
Highlights of Joe’s work include the following:
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