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  • Antonia Jackson

    Antonia Jackson
    Partner, London (Aldgate Tower)

    Commercial Disputes, Insurance, Shipping

    T. +44 (0) 20 7481 0010
    D. + 44 (0) 20 7551 8378

Litigation lawyer specialising in dry and wet shipping, including maritime casualties.

Antonia’s practice encompasses a broad range of the firm's core areas of practice, but with a focus on shipping and marine matters. 

Antonia acts for shipowners, charterers, shippers, their insurers and P&I Clubs in relation to disputes involving COAs, charterparties, slot agreements, bills of lading, ship building contracts as well as wet related matters. Antonia also advises clients in relation to marine insurance contracts. 

While predominantly a litigator, Antonia also advises on non-contentious drafting issues and the review of charterparties, bills of lading and contracts generally.

Antonia regularly acts for clients in the English Courts, London arbitrations and litigation internationally.  She also regularly deals with and manages the multijurisdictional elements arising in an international practice.

Commercial Disputes

Antonia’s broad practice has meant she is frequently involved in more general commercial contract and tort disputes on behalf of clients.


Antonia advises on marine insurance and draws upon her shipping experience to provide an all around service and pragmatic commercial advice. 


Antonia's expertise encompasses all aspects of shipping including charterparties, bills of lading, COAs, slots agreements, supply and carriage of goods by sea and cargo claims.

Her practice also includes some admiralty work including advising on casualty investigation, general average issues and multi-jurisdictional limitation claims. 

Antonia is commercially minded and draws on her practical experience gained during her secondments to one of the world’s largest independent pool and commercial management companies and our Beijing office.


Shipowners, charterers, operators, P&I Clubs, Underwriters.

Recent Cases

  • Acting for owners in connection with a significant loss of and damage to containers during heavy weather, in which the claims advanced by cargo interests, in multiple jurisdictions,  exceeded US$7 million
  • Successfully obtaining interim anti-suit injunctions from the English Courts, on behalf of defendant owners, restraining cargo interests and their insurers from advancing claims other than before the English courts
  • Acting for defendant owners in a claim before the English High Court arising from the collision between the defendant owners’ vessel and the claimant owners’ vessel
  • Acting for underwriters in connection with a claim arising from an engine room fire, resulting in the loss of watertight integrity and flooding of the engine and pump rooms. Including advising on the position under the policy, providing advice as to tactics and the handling of, for example, payment of account requests
  • Acting for owners in connection with the wrongful termination of a charterparty, resulting in owners suffering losses in excess of US$10 million

Commercial Disputes, Insurance, Shipping


Education (University):
University of Oxford & University of Southampton (LLM Maritime Law)

Basic Spanish