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Nick Burgess
January 6, 2020

Nick Burgess

Nick is a founding member of BDM.  His clients include many of the largest Japanese ship owners, operators and trading houses and those who insure them. Nick also lived in Hong Kong for many years and is dual qualified as an English and Hong Kong lawyer. He has an... Read more >
Bob Deering
January 5, 2020

Bob Deering

After almost four decades with a leading international firm, including roles as global head of shipping, founder and senior partner of that firm’s Middle East office and head of international commercial arbitration, Bob is one of the founders of BDM Law LLP. Bob has... Read more >
David Mclnnes
January 4, 2020

David Mclnnes

David joins BDM after 21 years at another international shipping law firm. Earlier in his career David was named by Legal Business magazine as one of the “Top 30 lawyers under 30” in the UK. He has a wealth of experience across the shipping, insurance, trade and... Read more >
Pav Samothrakis
January 2, 2020

Pav Samothrakis

Pav joined BDM in 2020 having spent 13 years at an international law firm and after being based in the Middle East region for over a decade. Pav has many years’ experience advising offshore contractors and service providers, shipowners, charterers, cargo interests and... Read more >
Benita Cheung

Benita Cheung

Benita joined BDM as a Senior Associate in November 2019, having previously worked at a number of leading international maritime law practices. In May 2021, she was promoted to Managing Associate. She specialises in shipping law, in particular contractual disputes... Read more >
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