MA Hons (Cantab); Lic Sp Dr Eur (Brussels); Honorary Professor
Simon Rainey Q.C is a barrister at Quadrant Chambers, the leading shipping set in London. His principal areas of practice are international commerce, embracing particularly shipping, commodities, insurance and the carriage and sale of goods, and energy. He is frequently appointed as arbitrator (LCIA, ICC, LMAA and ad hoc, sitting both sole and as co-arbitrator); he also sits as a Recorder and as a Deputy High Court Judge in the Queen’s Bench Division. He has been cited for many years by the Legal 500 as a leading silk in shipping, commodities, commercial litigation and dispute resolution, international arbitration, energy insurance, reinsurance and professional negligence. He is the author of The Law of Tug and Tow and Offshore Contracts (2nd Edn, Informa, 2004; third edition is renamed The Law of Offshore Contracts and published in 2011). He has been recognised as one of the Top 10 Maritime Lawyers of 2017 by Lloyds List.