Caroline Pennington de Rodríguez Sánchez is a Senior Associate in our London office. She was admitted to the Senior Courts of England and Wales in 2016 and is highly experienced in both the contentious (international arbitrations, trade arbitrations and English Court proceedings), and non-contentious (advisory and bespoke contract drafting) aspects of shipping, commodities and logistics matters.
Caroline has extensive experience acting for and advising clients in international (particularly UNCITRAL, LMAA and LCIA) and trade (GAFTA and FOSFA) arbitrations. She also has experience acting for clients in English High Court and Court of Appeal matters. She has particular knowledge of managing disputes under contracts for the sale and purchase of goods, charterparties, contracts of affreightment and upstream operational contracts.
Her wealth of non-contentious knowledge is centred on advising clients and providing bespoke drafting services in relation to contracts for the international sale and purchase of goods (including general terms and conditions of trade and framework supply agreements), MOAs for the sale and purchase of vessels, charterparties, trade and asset finance, shipbuilding contracts, and logistics and storage agreements.
Caroline also has significant in-house experience at one of the world’s premier trading houses.
Caroline has regularly acted for and advised major trading houses, banks, bunker suppliers, oil and gas majors, shipowners and charterers.
Caroline works in English (native) and Spanish (fluent), and has good working knowledge in Italian.
Highlights of Caroline’s work include the following:
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