Camille Savinien

Associate; Solicitor

Camille specialises in all aspects of shipping contractual work, including Charterparty, Bill of Lading, construction and yacht disputes, in both High Court and LMAA Arbitration.

She has acted or assisted in a number of large (and smaller) Arbitration and Court cases, including The Ocean Victory. Aside from advising on dispute resolution, her experience includes all aspects of case handling (such as drafting pleadings, witness statements, claim forms and challenges under the Arbitration Act 1996, and instructing experts and Counsel).

She has taken part in several negotiations and mediations (including large scale mediations and Early Intervention Procedure mediations) and has also written on the subject in the LMAA Law Review.

Camille has given a number of seminars (including to Skuld, CPI, COSCO and Spliethoff) on common issues in Charterparty disputes, including on safe port and speed and consumption claims.

Camille has obtained Higher Rights of Audience allowing her to appear in the Higher Courts.

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Camille obtained a first-class degree in History from the University of Cambridge in 2012, before completing a Master’s in International Relations in 2013, and subsequently taking up Law (obtaining a “Very Competent” in her BPTC and a Distinction in her LPC).

Before moving to Cambridge, Camille went to school in France where she obtained a ‘mention très bien’ in her baccalaureat.

Camille is a French native speaker with working knowledge of Italian and Spanish.