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Michael Tucker appointed as ENS Head of Shipping, Ports and Logistics practice

Michael Tucker has been appointed as Head of our Shipping, Ports and Logistics practice, effective immediately.   

Michael, a seasoned shipping and admiralty lawyer, with a particular focus on liability and defence disputes and marine insurance, has served as a trusted advisor to shipowners and operators, P&I clubs, local fishing groups,  salvors, mortgagees and port logistics teams for over 29 years. Michael is also consistently ranked as a leading lawyer in his field by reputable agencies including Chambers and the Legal 500.  

Tony Norton, who steps down as Shipping HOD but continues playing a critical role in servicing shipping clients, said, "I am grateful to have led such a talented group of individuals in our Shipping practice over so many years and now, as I pass the baton to Mike, I have full confidence in his abilities. With the support of our exceptional team, I have no doubt that the practice will continue to thrive and reach new heights. Thank you all for your support and dedication throughout the years".

Mzi Mgudlwa, CE of ENS, added, "Michael has sound knowledge of and close working relationships with all role players in the shipping industry, therefore I have no doubt that his appointment will further bolster the trust that our clients already have in him.”

We are confident that Michael’s leadership will continue to propel our ongoing delivery of innovative legal solutions to our valued clients.  

Please feel free to contact us for any inquiries.