Mon, 09 December, 2019
We are delighted to announce that Simon Rainey QC has been featured in the Lloyd's List Top 10 Maritime Lawyers of 2019.
The top 10 maritime lawyers is one section of their feature on 2019's Top 100 most influential people in shipping. For further details please click here.
Simon Rainey QC is one of the best-known and most highly regarded practitioners at the Commercial Bar with a high reputation for his intellect, advocacy skills, commercial pragmatism and commitment to client care. He has established a broad commercial advisory and advocacy practice spanning substantial commercial contractual disputes, international trade and commodities, shipping and maritime law in all its aspects, energy and natural resources and insurance and reinsurance. He appears in the Commercial Court and Court of Appeal and also the Supreme Court. He has extensive experience of arbitration, regularly appearing before all of the main domestic and international arbitral bodies and trade associations. He particularly relishes complicated legal disputes and also cross-examination, especially in cases involving heavy expert evidence, of both technical disciplines and foreign law. He is well-known as a cheerful and easy to work with team player who rolls his sleeves up in long and complex trials and arbitrations.
He has been cited for many years as a Leading Silk in the areas of Shipping, Commodities, Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution, International Arbitration, Energy and Natural Resources, and Insurance and Reinsurance by Chambers & Partners and Legal 500. He also sits as a Deputy High Court Judge in the Commercial Court. "He has it all under complete control, and he reads the court, his opponents and the direction of the case perfectly" (Chambers UK, 2020); "Truly a super silk - devastatingly sharp and exceptional on his feet." (Legal 500, 2020).
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