Philip Vagin is a Senior associate at our London office with a strong focus on charterparty and commodity disputes, as well as security actions and asset investigations.
Philip concentrates his work on acting for shipowners, charterers and traders in London and US arbitrations involving strings of charterparties or sale contracts.
Apart from his primary focus on charterparty and commodity disputes, Philip regularly advises clients on sanctions, recovery of assets and enforcement, particularly in the United States. His professional interests also include general commercial arbitration and bunker supply disputes.
Philip is a member of the Russian Maritime Law Association (RUMLA) and often contributes to its publications. He obtained his LL.M. in Admiralty Law (with distinction) from Tulane University.
In addition to his New York license, Philip is qualified to practice Russian law since 2019.
Philip works in English (fluent), Russian (native) and Spanish (intermediate). He is an avid coffee lover and is enthusiastic about the world coffee industry.
Most recent highlights of Philip’s work include the following:
Interested in specific aspects of Philip’s recent work? Contact [email protected] for further reference cases.