Holly Colaço is responsible for knowledge management for the HFW shipping group. She produces a variety of client publications, provides training both to clients and to lawyers within the firm and has advised clients on their own knowledge management systems.
Before moving into her professional support lawyer role, Holly practised as a senior shipping litigator, advising on a wide variety of multi-jurisdictional and high-value shipping disputes. Her cases concerned both wet and dry shipping matters, including charter party and bill of lading disputes, collisions, groundings, salvage, and unsafe port claims. She has also advised on marine insurance litigation and has undertaken a number of related secondments with International Group of P&I Club members, handling a wide variety of P&I and defence claims, and with a major London insurer.
She has experience of English Commercial and Admiralty Court proceedings, and international arbitration, including LCIA, ICC and LMAA.
The Shipping Law Review aims to provide those involved in handling cross-border shipping disputes with an overview of the key legal issues arising across multiple jurisdictions, including leading maritime nations and major shipbuilding centres. Among other things, it analyses the most noteworthy aspects of available dispute resolution procedures; shipbuilding contracts, contracts of carriage and cargo claims; limitation of liability; ship arrest procedures; and much more.