International law firm Hill Dickinson has appointed partner Siiri Duddington to join its expanding shipping team.
Formerly a partner at Campbell Johnston Clark (CJC), Siiri spent six years at the firm advising on a wide range of dry shipping, trade and insurance litigation, acting principally for owners, charterers, P&I clubs, traders and insurers.
Siiri has extensive experience in commercial contracts disputes involving charterparty, bill of lading, MOA, COA, pooling agreements, marine insurance and sale contracts, as well as shipbuilding and rig disputes. She is regularly involved in running large-scale litigation and arbitration, often with multi-jurisdictional issues. Siiri has particular expertise in insurance coverage disputes, largely acting for P&I clubs and insurers.
Siiri will be based in the firm’s Broadgate Tower, London office, joining former colleague Julian Clark, who was appointed Hill Dickinson’s global head of shipping last year.
Hill Dickinson’s renowned shipping practice operates out of offices in London, Liverpool, Piraeus, Singapore, Monaco and Hong Kong and receives instructions from the full spectrum of those involved in the maritime industry including ship owners, charterers, shipyards, P&I clubs, port and terminal operators, underwriters and traders.