Julian is the firm’s Senior Partner with global responsibility for the firms practice sectors and client base both in London and internationally. He is himself an internationally recognised leader in shipping and international trade with over 30 years experience in mediation, arbitration and litigation.
Julian has for over 15 years been ranked in the worlds leading legal reference guides including Chambers & Partners 2020 where he is described as being “recommended in the market for his strong relationship with P&I Clubs”, the Legal 500 where he is ranked as a member of the Hall of Fame, the US publication “Super Lawyers” and Who’s Who Legal who rank him as a “Global Leader”. On leaving his previous position as the Global Head of Shipping of another leading London Firm the press commented on his recruitment to Ince as being “a major score”. He is also internationally recognised as an expert in piracy, e-commerce (including blockchain), cybercrime, security and terrorism issues in the maritime field. He is the Chair of the Maritime London Innovation and Technical Committee and Cyber Risk sub committee of the CMI.