Carlita Bloecker works across the shipping and commodities fields. In the shipping sphere, she has broad experience in contentious matters acting on behalf of vessel owners, P&I clubs, charterers, freight forwarders, stevedores, vessel repairers and warehousing operators across matters involving shipbuilding, vessel arrests, damage to cargo or vessels as well as defending criminal proceedings in respect of environmental or animal welfare obligations. She particularly enjoys a strong relationship with local and international P&I clubs. In the commodities sphere, she has acted on behalf of clients in respect of the contentious and non-contentious sale and purchase of commodities, and ancillary contracts of carriage (including bills of lading, charter parties and contracts of affreightment). Carlita has acted on behalf of clients in most states across Australia and arbitral proceedings before the LMAA. Carlita speaks English and German and is qualified in Victoria, Australia.