Duncan Bateson


Duncan is a marine lawyer experienced in advising on superyachts and commercial shipping with a particular focus on acquisition, finance and related dispute resolution.

Duncan undertakes large yacht and commercial shipping work advising private and commercial owners, banks and others on the full range of work including sale and purchase, finance, new-buildings, charters, insurance, registration, management and joint ventures with related dispute resolution.


High net worth and corporate owners and lenders.

Areas of Practice

Banking and Finance

Year Qualified



University of Kent, Inns of Court School of Law


BA in Law (Hons) and Degree of the Outer Bar