Theo Hall is an associate at the firm's London office. He is a member of the energy, infrastructure and resources practice group and is also a member of the International Arbitration Group. His focus is primarily on disputes in the upstream oil and gas (in particular drilling and shipbuilding contracts), maritime, construction and insurance sectors. He has experience of litigating in the English High Court and has been involved in a number of arbitrations, both ad hoc under the English Arbitration Act 1996 and under institutional rules, including ICC, LCIA, DIAC and LMAA.
Prior to joining the firm, Theo served as an associate at an international law firm specializing in maritime law. He was a member of the admiralty and casualty response team where he acted on behalf of shipowners, charterers and insurers on a wide range of shipping matters. He also gained considerable experience of offshore construction disputes.
Before qualifying as a solicitor, Theo also worked for a number of years in a large international Lloyd’s insurance broker, where he specialized in the placing of complex marine and offshore insurance risks and associated political risks. Whilst working in the Lloyd’s insurance market, Theo obtained his ACII qualification (the Advanced Diploma in Insurance).
- ACII (Advanced Diploma in Insurance)