Daniel Jones heads the English law team in Clyde & Co’s Hamburg office, joining from Ince & Co in 2018. Living and working in Hamburg since 2008, he often uses his fluency in both English and German to act for German and Scandinavian shipowners, operators, managers and their insurers in contentious matters in London maritime arbitration and the English courts. Jones has extensive experience in shipbuilding disputes, including in relation to delay, cancellation, shipyard insolvency, cargo tank coating, quality disputes and refund guarantee claims. He advises clients in relation to charter party issues under time and voyage charters, sale and purchase contracts, cargo claims, insurance disputes and sanctions issues; and in relation to disputes under ship-management contracts. Jones also represents oil and metals traders in sale contract and shipping disputes. He is recognised as an ‘excellent’ lawyer and recommended by Legal 500.
Clyde & Co Hamburg is the firm’s Northern European transportation, trade, energy and insurance hub. Joining in 2019, the Hamburg team offers a leading German and English law disputes practice, servicing clients from all over Europe and beyond. The Hamburg team advises owners, logistics companies, charterers, P&I clubs and insurers, cargo, shipbuilders, salvors, financiers, port authorities and governments. Clyde & Co’s global logistics team is distinguished by its ability to advise on a broad range of logistics issues including contracts, warehousing, customs, insurance, regulatory matters and claims for lost or damaged goods.