George Eddings advises on all aspects of maritime and offshore energy law, including charter parties, bills of lading and construction contracts. In the past year, George has been running a lively shipping practice, including the tragic loss of a very large bulk carrier. George has also been involved in researching the caseload volume of the main maritime arbitration centres and published a pioneering briefing on this area.

George is also part of HFW’s emergency response team, with particular experience in the contractual aspects of general average and issues arising from groundings, collisions, salvage and the carriage of dangerous goods by sea.

He has headed teams arbitrating many issues arising from ship and drilling rig construction disputes and has drafted multimodal bills of lading with some of the world’s leading container companies. George has strong industry connections, in particular in South Korea, Japan, Scandinavia and Latin America.

He has regularly been listed as a leading shipping lawyer in Chambers and The Legal 500, with one source citing his ‘excellent reputation’ (The Legal 500 2016)