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Nathan specialises in providing commercial and regulatory compliance advice to clients in the international trade and transport, shipping, maritime, logistics, commodities and offshore industries.

He advises his clients in relation to all aspects of commercial law, liability, regulation and dispute resolution, with a particular focus on the carriage of goods by sea, charter parties and contractual arrangements, commercial terms, ship arrest and admiralty, regulatory and oil spill prosecution, government procurement and tendering in the maritime sector, competition and cartel law compliance and litigation/arbitration in relation to liability defence and recovery of claims.

Nathan acts for many leading shipping and logistics industry bodies in Australia and has also acted as independent compliance arbiter in relation to international liner shipping conferences. His clients include local and foreign ship owners, operators and charterers, international P&I and defence clubs, freight forwarders and logistics providers, bunkersuppliers, towage and salvage providers, offshore sector service providers, importers, exporters and manufacturers, commodities traders, stevedores, vessel manufacturers and local marine operators and luxury yacht owners.

Nathan also has particular expertise in relation to heavy vehicle regulation and the Chain of Responsibility (CoR) laws. He regularly advises businesses and their executives on compliance, conducts compliance audits, assists businesses to develop and implement CoR compliance policies, manage incident response and respond to investigations and prosecution. Nathan has worked with businesses across the sector in relation to CoR compliance, including national steel manufacturers, grain storage and handling companies, plasterboard manufacturers and distributors, logistics companies, shipping companies and importers.

  • Level 65, 25 Martin Place
    Sydney NSW 2000

Holding Redlich
Headquarters: Melbourne, Australia

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  • Shipping and Maritime Law
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