Adv. Riaan Norval
I am a South African and Australian lawyer with worldwide experience in shipping commerce, maritime, yachting, renewable energy, oil and gas, regulatory, compliance and commercial litigation. I have been involved as lead counsel in several international arbitrations with seats in Singapore, London and Australia. My experience of global regions, markets, jurisdictions and trade flows adds depth and context whether I am advising on commercial matters, superyacht migration, tugs and towage, marina projects, port development, marine insurance, admiralty, salvage, oil and gas, agricultural commodities, export and commercial documentation, warehousing, distribution, or trade regulation and compliance. I mainly advise and litigate in maritime and international commercial matters including tugs & towage, shipping, charter parties, sale of goods, ports, logistics, projects, cross border disputes and arbitration. I also enjoy membership of the Maritime Law Association of Australia and New Zealand (MLAANZ) and Commercial Law Association - Australia. I enjoy helping people in commerce and businesses - part of this is helping companies design new business models that navigate challenging, complex legal and regulatory environments. I maintain the ability to provide high quality, confidential advice to clients on all legal matters and enjoy meeting people and building long-term relationships. Having come from a multi-cultural society, I embrace new cultures, experiences and environments.
LLB | LLM | International Maritime Law, Commercial Law & Arbitration
Date of Admission
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