Simon Baker is a commercial dispute resolution lawyer specialising in shipping and international trade.
Simon has considerable experience of handling disputes across the shipping spectrum including cargo insurance, coverage, claims and defence; charterparties; hull and machinery; commodities; yachts; bunkers and casualties.
He has also advised on LC disputes, trade credit and other non-marine insurance claims as well as a recent internet fraud case.
He has a particular interest in claims with a technical or scientific element. He has represented clients both in the UK and Hong Kong and handled arbitrations subject to HKIAC, LMAA, ICC and LCIA rules as well as arbitrations under various trade association rules.
"Simon Baker has a broad range of expertise, often acting on hull and machinery, charter party and cargo disputes. A highly experienced lawyer, he also acts as an arbitrator." - Chambers Asia Pacific 2017
Recommended - Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2017
"Simon Baker is described by commentators as 'a very senior practitioner' and 'a very good individual.' He has an excellent background in wide-ranging shipping matters, including cargo insurance, hull and machinery issues, and bunker claims." - Chambers Asia Pacific 2016