Christopher Hancock QC is an experienced barrister (silk 2000), CEDR accredited mediator, Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, a deputy High Court judge and the former Chairman of COMBAR. He specialises in commercial and shipping law, international trade and general contractual disputes. He is a member of the British Maritime Law Association, having sat on its Carriage of Goods by Sea Committee for many years.

Ms Vivian van der Kuil is an international litigation specialist with experience as a former judge and public prosecutor in civil and criminal proceedings. She is a specialist in the field of limitation of liability, as well as in civil and criminal (pollution) liability and deals with insurance coverage and other shipping and energy-related commercial and contractual disputes.

Experienced arbitrator and barrister with a comprehensive commercial practice, which covers large contractual disputes, insurance & reinsurance, banking & finance, civil fraud, energy & utilities, public international law including bilateral investment treaty arbitration, commodities and shipping.

English solicitor and New York attorney, member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and the LMAA, specialising in contractual disputes, commodities, shipping, banking and finance, civil fraud and international investment disputes.


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1204 Geneva


phone: +41 22 575 41 75

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