Tatham Macinnes adds specialist

first_imgAskins, a former Royal Marine, is well-known as one of the leading experts on casualty response and in particular piracy, maritime terrorism and the use of armed guards at sea. He has managed many of the more serious piracy and hostage incidents in recent times. He was also part of the drafting committee which produced GUARDCON, the BIMCO standard contract for the employment of security guards on board merchant ships – widely recognised as contributing to a significant reduction in piracy incidents around the worldAskins is also acknowledged as an expert adviser on the legal and practical issues arising out of operating in complex environments, including Libya, Crimea, the Indian Ocean and the Gulf of Guinea. More recently, he has been dealing with the issues arising out of trading to Ebola-affected areas – helping to develop specific charter party clauses to cover the risks associated with the virus.Askins says: “I am delighted to be joining Tatham Macinnes. It’s a great team with a surprising depth of legal and technical knowledge. The legal market is changing rapidly. The chance to provide innovative and flexible solutions and services to our clients is very exciting.” Tatham Macinnes partner Simon Tatham says, “Stephen’s reputation speaks for itself. His energy and enthusiasm, combined with his all-round shipping experience is a perfect fit for us. Tatham Macinnes has gone from strength to strength over the last three years, and we are very proud that Stephen recognises that and has taken the decision to join us.”www.tatham-macinnes.comlast_img read more

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More problems at PSG: Fans whistle Neymar for taking penalty

first_img Más lío en el PSG: La afición pita a Neymar SPORT.es CET After the game, while his teammates were celebrating an incredible win, the former Barcelona forward headed straight for the dresing room, declining an interview with Canal + France. That’s because Neymar prevented his teammate Edinson Cavani from taking a penalty which, if scored, would have broken a record. With the goal he scored in the game, the Uruguayan moved level with Zlatan Ibrahimovic as the club’s top goalscorer on 156. The penalty would have taken him to 157, clear at the top.  IN SPORT.EScenter_img At 7-0, Parc des Princes was enjoying itself. Neymar had already scored a hat-trick… but he wanted more. And that selfishness did not go down well with the supporters, despite the fact he scored from 12 yards to make it 8-0.  18/01/2018 Paris Saint-Germain hammered Dijon on Wednesday at the Parc des Princes but the game didn’t have a happy ending for Neymar. The Brazilian ended the encounter visibly angry after he was whistled for taking the penalty which made it 8-0.  Upd. at 01:09 last_img read more

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