Dominic Ward

Dominic Ward

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Dominic is Head of our Shipping and Transport Department and the firm’s Senior Partner.

Having specialised in shipping law for over 30 years, Dominic has a long-established track record of handling High Court cases and international arbitrations. In addition to contentious work, Dominic regularly advises clients on international agreements relating to major international logistics projects. Dominic works closely with a network of lawyers overseas, advising on the legal matters around international shipping and trade. In addition, Dominic regularly advises companies on issues and disputes surrounding the carriage and distribution of goods whether by sea, road or air.

Testimonials

  • “Highly intellectual and knowledgeable of shipping law. His expertise is impressive, pragmatic and commercial.”

    Chambers 2019
  • “Extremely knowledgeable, efficient and commercial.”

    Legal 500 2018/19
  • “We use Andrew Jackson and in particular Dominic Ward as I know we get excellent service. Dominic has extensive knowledge and experience in shipping law and can always be relied upon to deliver sound legal advice.”

    James Doyle J R Rix & Sons Limited
  • "...[Dominic] has a great ability to simplify issues and outline the right course of action."

    Chambers UK
  • "Dominic assists hauliers, distributors and insurers in a variety of road transport matters. Commentators note the breadth of his practice and his international outlook."

    Chambers UK
  • "Dominic garners respect in the industry for his long-term commitment to the [road transport, carriage & commercial] area, advising on matters from drafting of haulage agreements to cargo disputes."

    Chambers UK
  • "Andrew Jackson's help in our complex case was paramount. Against the odds, we won the Court case...I am convinced that I would have lost this case had I stuck with my old law firm."

    Maarten Vellenga SJB Petroleum Products

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“Highly intellectual and knowledgeable of shipping law. His expertise is impressive, pragmatic and commercial.”

Chambers 2019

“Extremely knowledgeable, efficient and commercial.”

Legal 500 2018/19

“We use Andrew Jackson and in particular Dominic Ward as I know we get excellent service. Dominic has extensive knowledge and experience in shipping law and can always be relied upon to deliver sound legal advice.”

James Doyle J R Rix & Sons Limited

"...[Dominic] has a great ability to simplify issues and outline the right course of action."

Chambers UK

"Dominic assists hauliers, distributors and insurers in a variety of road transport matters. Commentators note the breadth of his practice and his international outlook."

Chambers UK

"Dominic garners respect in the industry for his long-term commitment to the [road transport, carriage & commercial] area, advising on matters from drafting of haulage agreements to cargo disputes."

Chambers UK

"Andrew Jackson's help in our complex case was paramount. Against the odds, we won the Court case...I am convinced that I would have lost this case had I stuck with my old law firm."

Maarten Vellenga SJB Petroleum Products

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