Masaaki Sasaki is a senior associate in the shipping team at TMI Associates. He works principally on shipping disputes resolution, including charterparties, bills of lading, insurance and shipbuilding contracts, as well as international trade. 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 (UK). He was seconded in a leading International P&I Club and trained in a London-based shipping law firm.