Mr Dow specialises in international commercial dispute resolution, with a focus on shipping and offshore disputes. He has advised on both wet and dry shipping matters, including salvage cases, groundings, collisions, unsafe port claims and various charter party-based disputes involving various forms, including SUPPLYTIME and BARECON. Mr Dow also advises on technology and commercial matters within his areas of specialisation. Mr Dow has experience of English Commercial and Admiralty Court proceedings, and international arbitration.

Mr Dow has spent time in HFW’s Dubai office, where he acted on a range of contentious matters for clients based in the region. He also spent time with an offshore insurance syndicate, and six months working in the FD&D department of an International Group P&I Club.

Mr Dow is qualified in England and Wales.