Davies Battersby was founded in 1994 by Guy Davies and Patrick Battersby and we have over 28 years of legal excellence in international trade , commodities and commercial dispute resolution .
Clients value our hands-on approach, personal attention, tenacity in every case and competitive price structure. We are a small team but offer personal service. Our clients’ interests are paramount and we work hard to achieve the best possible outcome.
Our main area of expertise are in international trade/maritime law, soft commodities and commercial disputes .
Our Areas of Expertise
Our primary area of expertise is commercial litigation, particularly related to shipping matters. Our experience of the tough, uncompromising international transportation market place ensures we are unwavering in the protection of our clients’ interests and work relentlessly to win a commercial advantage whatever the nature or value of their business or transaction.
- Dispute resolution and mediation
- Jurisdictional disputes
- Commercial Litigation
- Admiralty and casualty claims
- Arbitration including FOSFA, GAFTA, LCIA and LMAA
- Charterparty and bills of lading disputes
- Ship arrests
- Shipping and International Trade
- Soft commodity transactions
- Subrogated marine insurance claims
What our clients say
Davies Battersby provide an exemplary team in Patrick Battersby and Melanie Nash. Their no nonsense diligent approach together with utmost professionalism, allows for an excellent client relationship and an expertise that gets results. Thank you again.
I had a successful outcome due to well-focused and determined support from Davies Battersby. I felt I was in safe hands and this proved to be the case. I would use them again without hesitation.
I am very happy with your service, attention and professionalism and will strongly recommend you to contacts of mine.
With both Don Felix and Haldoz accounts in principal settled: Congratulations dream team Battersby – Henriksen! Well done – I wish you a fantastic weekend.