Masaaki Sasaki is a partner in the shipping team at TMI Associates.

He works principally on shipping disputes resolution, including charter parties, bills of lading, insurance and shipbuilding contracts. He also advises on international trade and bankruptcy cases. He graduated from Kyoto University (Japan) with a BSc degree and from Waseda University (Japan) with an MA in maritime law. He obtained a second master’s degree in maritime law from Swansea University (Wales). He was seconded to a leading member of the International Group of P&I Clubs and trained in a London-based shipping law firm.