Geoff is one of Australia’s leading transport and commodities lawyers with 25-years experience in the field. He practices in commercial, disputes and regulatory matters for clients involved with the transport, agribusiness and energy and resources industries.
Geoff also works closely with industry associations and brings a strong working knowledge of industry practices to his legal advice. He represents ship owners and carriers in relation to liability, admiralty and regulatory matters as well as stevedoring and terminal operator’s agreements and sale and finance of vessels.
Geoff also advises clients in relation to dispute resolution (including domestic and international arbitration), Federal Court Admiralty claims and ship arrest, ship sale and purchase, port logistics, regulatory matters, complex shipping-related transactions, domestic and international sale of goods, trade finance and insurance, governance, business structures and competition law.
Aside from his listing in Best Lawyers in Australia, Geoff is named one of Australia's leading Shipping lawyers by Chambers and Partners in their 2020 Asia Pacific guide, and has been recognised as a leading Australian 'Admiralty, Shipping & Maritime Lawyer’ since 2018 in Doyle’s Guide.