Martin HallHead of Marine Casualty at Clyde & Co
Martin has been at Clyde & Co for 42 years. He is an Associate member of the Chartered Institute Legal Executives and has been a Partner Equivalent since May 1994. He was the manager of the Greek office since it was established in March 1998 before returning to the UK in 2014 as Head of Marine Casualty.
As a result of his considerable experience, he specialises in maritime law and arbitration, particularly in all aspects of marine casualties, charterparty and bill of lading disputes.
Martin is one of the world's leading specialists in marine casualty and salvage, and is involved in a large number of Lloyd's Open Form Salvage arbitrations. His advice goes beyond collision and salvage to pollution liabilities, general average, transhipment and selling of distressed cargoes, wreck removal and insurance issues.
Martin acts for shipowners, P&I Clubs, insurers and leading salvors and has lectured and written many articles on salvage and general average, in particular. He is a CEDR Accredited Mediator and founder of the Eastern Mediterranean Mediation Association (EMMA).
Martin divides his time between Greece and the UK to lead the firm's Marine Casualty Team.