From Sail to Steam to Diesel – to Blockchain: The new evolution in shipping

Start date: 22nd Mar 2018, 19:00
Venue: ACM, Monaco
Speaker: Julian Clark, Global Head of Shipping, Hill Dickinson

Topic description:

An examination of how e-commerce is changing the maritime sector. What we can expect in the future and how the bicycle riding regulatory and legal regimes catch technology moving at the speed of a bullet.


Julian Clark is the Global Head of Shipping for Hill Dickinson and has overall management responsibility for the shipping group both in London and internationally. He was called to the bar of England and Wales in 1988 and has, since that time, been almost exclusively engaged in advising on maritime law matters and major incidents in the field. In 2011, having previously been a leading partner with another internationally recognised law firm, he launched his own boutique shipping law practice with two other colleagues, which soon established itself as a leader in shipping transport and trade. He has advised a wide range of Owners, Charterers, Operators and Traders in relation to a variety of matters ranging from piracy incidents in the Gulf of Aden to major casualties and ship building disputes. He has also drafted a number of commercial documents, including the terms and conditions for leading insurance facilities. He is an accredited CEDR mediator and supporting member of the LMAA, Baltic Exchange and Association of Average Adjusters.