Geoffrey Conlin is a partner at HFW and a foreign law consultant to Costa, Albino & Lasalvia Advogados in Brazil. He is an English lawyer and is registered as a foreign lawyer with the Order of Attorneys of Brazil, where he has been based since February 2013. Geoffrey acts mainly for charterers, commodity traders, insurers and reinsurers. He specialises in resolving complex marine insurance claims (cargo, hull and machinery, and liability) and is an expert in ports and terminals work. He is a member of the British Insurance Law Association and has presented on shipping, insurance and reinsurance related issues in the United Kingdom and in various countries in Latin America.