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We advise on non-contentious and contentious issues relating to a range of physical commodities classes, including oil and gas, coal, metals and minerals, and soft commodities. We act for clients across the supply chain including exploration and production companies, commodity traders, services companies and financial institutions.

We advise on and negotiate contracts connected with physical commodities trading. We also have extensive experience in complex cross jurisdictional disputes, including early dispute resolution processes, English Court proceedings and arbitration proceedings under the LCIA, ICC, SIAC and LMAA rules, as well as under trade association rules such as GAFTA and FOSFA.

We can help you with:

  • ┬áSale and purchase agreements, including standard form contracts;
  • Trading and operational disputes (such as quality, quantity, contamination, shortage and demurrage);
  • Documentary credits, guarantees and standby letters of credit.

For more information or for an informal conversation about how we might be able to help you, please contact Grace Asemota.