Legal 500, 2021
The team is very flexible, responsive at any time of the day with clear-cut answers. Very helpful and understanding of client needs.
Asad acts for a wide range of owners, time charterer operators and trading houses on all types of marine and commercial litigation disputes. Asad has a broad practice encompassing both contentious and non-contentious matters.
Although Asad specialises in charterparty defence and trading disputes, he also has extensive experience in ship sale and purchase, bareboat finance leases and MOA disputes. Over fifteen years at MFB, he has applied his skills to find commercial solutions for clients.
Whilst his practice is primarily arbitration based, he has been involved in the following reported cases:-
HYUNDAI MERCHANT MARINE CO LTD v TRAFIGURA BEHEER BV (THE “GAZ ENERGY”).  1 Lloyd's Rep. 211.
Hyundai Merchant Marine Co Ltd v Trafigura Beheer BV (The Gaz Energy No.2)  EWHC 1686
Aquavita International SA and Another v Ashapura Minechem Ltd  EWHC 2807 (QB)
Fastfreight Pte Ltd v Bulk Trident Shipping Ltd  EWHC 105