Legal 500


Lax & Co LLP’s  “outstanding team provides a  “personal service and “practical advice. Highlights included acting for MUR Joint Ventures in a dispute with Compagnie Monegasque de Banque. Team head, Mike Lax, handles shipping and international trade matters, including arbitration, charterparties, bills of lading, and salvage and collision work. He is assisted by Stuart Dench, who advises on chaterparty and bills of lading disputes, in addition to shipbuilding contracts and sale and purchase disputes; Imogen Rumbold, who handles commodities disputes; and Robert Pollock-Hill.


Lax & Co LLP’s “excellentteam is “great for disputes and acted for a Russian businessman, and two companies, in a dispute between the London agent of JSC Novoship and various one-ship companies.  Mike Lax heads the team, in which Stuart Dench, Imogen Rumbold and Robert Pollock-Hill are recommended.


The friendly and co-operative team at Lax & Co LLP is praised for its excellent contentious expertise.  The very hands-on Mike Lax leads the team, which includes Stuart Dench, who has a brilliant reputation, the first class Imogen Rumbold and very responsive Robert Pollock-Hill.


Consistently providing sound legal advice, the team at Lax & Co LLP is led by the brilliant Mike Lax and acts for clients such as Arab Maritime Petroleum Transport Co, Bocimar International, China National United Oil Corporation, Conti-Lines and Meyer Werft. Stuart Dench and Imogen Rumbold are also singled out, and Robert Pollock-Hill was recently promoted to partner.


Lax & Co LLP’s “exemplary” shipping practice advises clients such as Exmar NV, Euronav Luxembourg SA, Tankers International LLC, MUR Shipping BV, and Far Eastern Shipping Company. Team head Mike Lax is “outstanding“, and Stuart Dench and Imogen Rumbold are also recommended.


Lax & Co LLP provides an “overall level of service that is excellent“, with Mike Lax singled out for his years of experience in the industry; “there is nothing that phases him and virtually nothing he has not already encountered“. The group acts for the likes of Tankers International and China National United Oil, and continued to act in the Premium Nafta Products High Court case. His partner, Stuart Dench is “dynamic and inventive“. Imogen Rumbold (described in the Legal 500 as “competent and efficient“) joined the firm as a partner in May 2010.

December 18th, 2015

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