Marco Crusafio is a member of the firm’s Commodities & Shipping Group. He advises and represents a wide variety of international shipping (including yachting) and commodities clients. Marco is predominantly a litigator and has experience of handling disputes before the English national courts and in international arbitral proceedings (including ICC, LCIA, SIAC, KHIAC and LMAA). His expertise in shipping matters includes the sale and purchase of ships, charterparties and bills of lading, pool agreements, the carriage of goods by sea and ship management, as well as collisions and piracy. Marco is also active in a full range of international trade and commodities matters, and is particularly specialised in the sale of petroleum products and related hedging transactions.
Marco is recognised regularly for his expertise in shipping and trade. Three of his successes before the Commercial Court and the Court of Appeal are of significance in the international trade and shipping arena.
Clients state that Marco is “an extremely experienced litigator who has a sensible and commercial approach to any issue” (Chambers & Partners Global 2020), “excellent on shipping work” and “very up to date with maritime law” (Chambers & Partners Global 2019).
Marco regularly speaks at industry events and contributes to firm publications.