Strickland's Shipping Guide is written and edited by Francis Hornyold-Strickland and Professor Charles Debattista. Francis and Charles are English commercial barristers who focus on shipping law. They work within 36 Stone, a practice group of The 36 Group in London.
Francis Hornyold-Strickland is a commercial barrister practising commercial litigation and international arbitration with the 36 Group in London. He has a particular focus on shipping, international trade and commodities disputes.
Francis is a co-author with Professor Charles Debattista of the latest edition of Debattista on Bills of Lading in Commodities Trade, due for publication in 2020.
PROFESSOR CHARLES DEBATTISTA
Charles practises as counsel in dry shipping and international trade and also sits as an arbitrator in those areas. The leading author of Bills of Lading in Commodities Trade (2020), Charles is described as "a walking encyclopaedia on all things dry shipping and trade, as well as an excellent advocate". Closely involved with drafting several international trade instruments, he was most recently the ICC’s Special Advisor on Incoterms 2020.