Glenn Winter

Glenn Winter

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Glenn Winter


Admitted as a Solicitor in 1982.

Glenn has specialised in maritime law for over 40 years. He has huge experience, having been instructed in thousands of arbitrations, in many high-profile Court cases and numerous mediations.

He has acted for many of the same Clients (including Skuld, Spliethoff, Genco and Pacnav) for decades.

Career highlights include:

  • Visiting Fellowship at the College of Law, University of Illinois.
  • Acting for the successful carrier in The Starsin (House of Lords).
  • Recovering over US $500 million in a series of arbitrations under Shipbuilding Contracts with Chinese Yards.
  • LNG vessel named after him by John Fredriksen following a successful arbitration.
  • Primary draftsman of the Inter-Club Agreement 1996.
  • Primary draftsman of Skuld’s Rules (1996).
  • Representing successful Owners (without Counsel) against Leading Counsel in an arbitration hearing relating to the construction of a standard war risk clause (The Paiwan Wisdom).
  • Giving expert evidence on behalf of Total Transport Corporation in The Erika (Cour de Cassation in Paris).
  • Acting in a mediation resulting in a claim in excess of US$100million being set-tled on a drop hands basis.
  • Acting for the successful intermediate charterers (Sinochart) in defeating a claim for US $180 million The Ocean Victory (Supreme Court).
  • Acting in a mediation in London and in Tema resulting in recovery of US $70 million.
  • MA (Oxon)

Glenn studied at the University of Oxford and has taught at the University of Illinois.

Testimonials include the following:

  • “A “Quality Superstar” with deep knowledge and understanding of the real issues.” – Legal 500
  • “One of the absolute best maritime lawyers in the UK.” – Legal 500
  • “Phenomenal practice and offering an amazing quality of service.” – Chambers and Partners
  • “Shipping Lawyer of the Year (2017 - 2018) Worldwide (including Counsel)” – Who’s Who Legal
  • “The best strategic mind in the maritime sector.” – Chambers and Partners
  • “Elicits praise from market sources as a tough opponent.” – Who’s Who Legal

Winter & Co LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales under number OC441918. It is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority under number 8000552. A list of the members of Winter & Co Solicitors LLP is available for inspection at its registered office at St. Olave’s House, 9a Ironmonger Lane, London EC2V 8EY, UK.

T: +44 (0)20 3822 0380