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Timothy Elsworth is a marine and international trade partner
specialising in all aspects of maritime law and marine insurance,
particularly admiralty work. A former deck officer, he has over
20 years’ experience in Asia handling casualties (including
collision, salvage, seaworthiness, total loss, wreck removal and
pollution), as well as ‘dry’ cases (including carriage of goods,
drafting charterparty and insurance terms and conditions, ship
finance and mortgage enforcement).
Having been involved with many high-profile casualties
and multi-jurisdictional disputes over the years, Mr Elsworth’s
international network of clients includes shipowners, charterers,
protection and indemnity clubs, shipyards, freight forwarders,
commodities traders, insurers and banks.
He has lectured extensively and conducted seminars in
Australia, China, Greece, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Korea,
Malaysia, the Philippines and Singapore on arbitration, ship
arrest, carriage of goods, charterparties, collisions, marine
insurance, maritime disaster management, places of refuge
and safe havens, pollution and salvage.
Mr Elsworth has been admitted as a solicitor in England
and Wales, Hong Kong and Australia. Before moving to
Singapore, he was based in London, Hong Kong and Shanghai,
as well as Sydney. He is a qualified arbitrator and a Fellow of
the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and of the Singapore
Institute of Arbitrators.
Mr Elsworth has been called “highly rated” and a “top-tier
litigator” by
Who’s Who Legal
2009 and 2010. He was listed as
a leading individual in the
Asia-Pacific Legal 500
(2011/2012)
and in the International
Who’s Who of Shipping and Maritime
Lawyers
2010. He is chair of the Maritime Committee of the
Inter-Pacific Bar Association.
Stephenson Harwood
One Raffles Place #12-00
048616
Singapore
T
+65 6226 1600
F
+65 6226 1661
Elsworth, Timothy
Stephenson Harwood – Partner
timothy.elsworth@shlegal.com | www.shlegal.com
Winner – Shipping & Transport, Singapore
What clients said
“Mr Elsworth advised, instructed and coordinated
the actions being taken by lawyers in various
jurisdictions and courts, demonstrating his usual
firm legal and commercial grasp of the issues – not
least when under considerable time constraints.”
“His advice is timely, clear and anticipates our
needs. These are the qualities we expect from
our lawyers of choice.”
“Tim Elsworth is the most thorough admiralty lawyer
that I have worked with.”
“I cannot think of another lawyer whom I would
instruct in preference on the subject. That says it all!”