Sebastian Longhurst

Assistant; Solicitor

Sebastian mainly assists Glenn Winter with dry shipping work including charterparty disputes and cargo claims, both in the High Court of England & Wales and LMAA Arbitration. Sebastian has also assisted in a number of non-contentious matters including making and appealing Freedom of Information Requests and has been involved in a number of Mediations.

In his handling and involvement in shipping disputes, Sebastian has successfully assisted in enforcing Arbitration Awards on behalf of clients around the world.

During his time at Winter Scott, Sebastian has been involved in a number of high profile cases including the Supreme Court decision in The Ocean Victory. He has also co-authored an article for La Cour Internationale d’Arbitrage Maritime et Aérien (CIAMA) titled ‘Maritime Arbitration: Specialisations and Benefits’.

Sebastian started his training contract with Winter Scott in September 2018 and qualified in September 2020.

During his free time Sebastian enjoys running and baking.

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Sebastian joined Winter Scott in October 2014 after his law degree and thereafter completing the Legal Practice Course at the University of Law.