ElizabethBlackburn, QC
Joint Head of Chambers
Elizabeth has been in practice as a specialist shipping and maritime barrister at the commercial and admiralty bar (London) since 1980, took silk in 1998 and was appointed joint head of stone chambers in 2014. 

Her range of work covers arbitration, shipping and the international carriage of goods; international trade and associated finance; surety, guarantee and performance bond disputes; marine insurance; P&I club issues; marine pollution; collision, salvage and towage disputes; shipbuilding/superyacht construction, particularly delay and disruption claims; offshore contracts; damage to marine/offshore installations; maritime limitation of liability; shipsale and mortgage; maritime heritage and wreck law. Elizabeth was named best in shipping & maritime Europe at the women in business law awards in June 2013. 

Publications:
Offshore Contracts and Liabilities Edited by Baris Soyer and Andrew Tettenborn (2015) contributed Chapter on Wilful Misconduct and Gross Negligence Exclusions in Knock for Knock Provisions in Offshore Contracts. Back
CONTACT
Phone: 00 44 2074406900

E-mail: 
eblackburn@36stone.co.uk

Country of Residence: United Kingdom 

Nationality: British
MAIN PRACTICE AREAS
  • COLLISIONS
  • SHIP BUILD & REPAIR
  • SHIP SALE & PURCHASE
  • SALVAGE
  • PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS
    Bencher of Middle Temple 2008

    Member of the Executive Committee of the British Maritime Law Association

    Steering committee of the London shipping law centre

    Member of the ICC, Institute of World Business Law
    ADMISSIONS
  • ENGLAND AND WALES
  • EDUCATION
    University of Manchester (BA HONS) 

    Called to the bar (Middle Temple), 1978

    Queen’s Counsel, 1998