Finding common ground in the Arctic

Originally published online by the International Bar Association, February 2015

Ever more exploration ships are heading to the Arctic seeking new sources of fossil fuels. Faced with fragmented regulation and state disputes over the region, industry must set the tone for safety standards and best practice.

Michael Kingston, leading maritime lawyer at DWF, contributes to this article for the International Bar Association.

View the article in full on the IBA website

IBA Michael Kingston Article Feb 2015


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Michael Kingston


I am a Partner specialising in dispute resolution at DWF. I have considerable experience in international dispute resolution representing clients in various court proceedings and arbitration bodies.