Fiona Rafla is a Senior Associate at Wikborg Rein's London office and is part of the firm's Shipping Offshore practice. She specialises in commodities, international trade and both wet and dry shipping disputes.
Rafla has acted for a wide range of clients including owners, charterers, traders and energy majors active in the oil and gas, metals and agricultural products markets. She handles a wide range of disputes arising out of international trade contracts from the sale and carriage of goods, to charterparties, ship management and casualties at sea. She has experience of substantial High Court litigation and arbitration (in particular LMAA, LCIA, SIAC, GAFTA, FOSFA and LME).
Rafla's wet shipping experience includes high-value casualty claims including LOF salvage and cargo disputes arising out of fires, collisions and groundings.