David Owens specialises in the resolution of shipping and trade disputes. He has significant experience of advising ship owners, operators, charterers, P&I clubs and commodity traders on a broad range of issues arising out of, inter alia, charterparties, bills of lading, pool agreements, bunker supply contracts and commodity sale and purchase agreements. He has advised on disputes heard before courts in England and overseas, as well as in a number of international arbitration forums. He also has in-house experience gained working in a first-class shipping company offering, among others, pooling, commercial management, technical management and bunker trading services. David is a supporting member of the London Maritime Arbitrators Association.