Imogen Rumbold Partner


Imogen Rumbold

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Imogen has over 30 years’ experience in shipping and international trade disputes particularly specialising in commodity disputes.

For the last few years, Imogen has been acting in many disputes concerning the transportation of oil, particularly in cases where sanction issues arise, involving Libya, Syria and Iraq. Imogen’s practice is largely arbitration-based, and she has been involved in cases before LMAA, LCIA, FOSFA and GAFTA tribunals.

Clients worked for

Petraco Oil Limited, Geogas Trading SA, FESCO, Canfornav, Navibulgar and The West of England Ship Owners Mutual Insurance Association.


Imogen was called to the Bar of England & Wales in 1979 before qualifying as a solicitor in 1987. She was also a Partner at Lawrence Graham before she joined her colleagues, Mike Lax and Stuart Dench, at Lax & Co LLP in 2010.

Professional Memberships

Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, supporting member of LMAA, member of British-Italian Law Association.


French and Italian.

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