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Christian Ayerst Associate at Reed Smith


Christian Ayerst is an associate in Reed Smith’s ShippingGroup. He has extensive experience acting for various interests includingOwners, Charterers, Managers and Banks, dealing with a variety of issuesincluding charterparty, bills of lading, insurance coverage and ship sale andpurchases. Christian spent time in the firm’s Greek office, as well as onsecondment with a leading P&I Insurer. 

Christian is developing his practice in the off-shoreindustry, and works closely with operators and financiers to protect theirinterests in challenging market conditions. Christian also focuses uponnon-contentious aspects, and has experience in ship sales, deliveries andpooling arrangements. 

Christian prides himself upon blending legal acumen withcommercial understanding to provide rapid and useful advice which placesclients in the strongest position possible. 

This year Christian completed his first ever “Ironman”race, and enjoys travelling extensively for both work and pleasure. 

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