Brian specialises in advising and acting for trading companies and banks in commodities and shipping disputes as well as advising on derivative products. He assists and represents clients in dispute resolution, both litigation and arbitration. Brian was formerly head of litigation at Cargill in Geneva. His practice includes all manner of trading and commodity disputes and he is associated with numerous landmark shipping, commodities and derivative cases.
Brian is ranked highly in both Legal 500 and Chambers. He was recently highlighted in Chambers UK 2014 for being "devoted to client service." Sources informed Chambers UK 2014 that "he is one of the best people in commodities - he is a man of real integrity." Legal 500 UK 2014 describe Brian as a " 'Rainmaker' who has 'excellent knowledge and good client skills.'" He is listed as a 'Leading Individual' for both derivatives and physicals commodities work.