David RichardsDirector (Claims) at The North of England P&I Association Limited
David joined North in 2018 and is responsible for cargo claims. David has an expertise role and is a Director with particular responsibility for cargo claims. Before joining, he was a partner in Ince & Co, having worked for the firm for almost more than 12 years and was recommended in the Legal 500 as a specialist in commercial shipping and trade.
In 2018, David joined the International Group's claims co-operation sub-committee. David is a solicitor and member of the Law Society of England & Wales.
David studied law at Exeter University and was admitted as a solicitor in 2007. Prior to joining North in 2018, David was a partner at the international law firm Ince & Co LLP specialising in shipping and trade. In his last three years at the firm, he was head of the firm's Japan team.