Marie is a senior member of the Shipping Group. She advises on disputes arising under charterparties, bills of lading, insurance policies, ship management contracts and contracts of affreightment. Marie has extensive experience in English Court proceedings (High Court and Court of Appeal) arbitrations and mediations. She has been involved in a number of high-value multi-jurisdictional disputes.
Marie joined Thomas Cooper as a solicitor in April 2008. In 2008 and 2010 she was seconded to one of the International Group P&I Clubs, during which time she took a lead role in a high profile wreck removal claim in West Africa. Prior to 2008 Marie was at niche practice, Shaw and Croft for 4 years first as a paralegal and then as trainee. Marie is a native French speaker and regularly advises French speaking clients in Europe and North Africa.