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Steering Committee


Chairman (UK)

Clive Aston

President of the LMAA 2014-2017.


Studied law at Cambridge University and qualified as a barrister in England.


Employed by a leading International Group P&I Club in 1979 and in charge of their Freight, Demurrage and Defence Club from 1980-88.


Subsequently ran his own consultancy practice while establishing a practice as an arbitrator from 1988 onwards.


He is a Panel member of the China Maritime Arbitration Commission (CMAC), Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) and Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration (SCMA).


Qualified Mediator.


Regular speaker and available for hearings in the Asia-Pacific region.


Member (Brazil)

Camila Mendes Vianna Cardoso

Mrs. Camila Mendes Vianna Cardoso is a Senior Partner of Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados.

Mrs. Cardoso has practice and wide experience in Maritime, Tax and Customs, Corporate, Litigation and Arbitration, Ports and Infrastructure, Energy, Oil and Gas, Employment, Aviation, Compliance, and Railroad law.

She has received for the past years recognition by the most accredited international publications such as Chambers and Partners, Legal 500, Best Lawyers and Who’s Who as Leading Lawyer in her field. She is a regular speaker at events and seminars in Brazil and abroad in her areas of expertise.

She holds a law degree from Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC/RJ), an LLM in Maritime Law, Marine Insurance, Carriage of goods by sea and International law of natural resource from London School of Economics and Leadership in Law Firm Program from Harvard Law School.


Member (USA)

David Martowski

Arbitrator e Mediator

Former President of the Society of Maritime Arbitrators and currently serves on its Board of Governors; Retired from Miller’s after 25 years where he served as President of Transport Mutual Services, Inc.


Chairman of Thomas Miller (Americas) Inc.; and a Thomas Miller Partner; Former Partner, Kirlin Campbell & Keating; Co-author of Voyage Charters (4th ed. 2014); Graduated Boston College, Fordham Law School and New York University School of Law (LL.M. - International Law)


Mediator Training at Harvard Law School and the Straus Institute of Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine School of Law;


Member of the Steering Committee of the International Congress of Maritime Arbitrators.


Member (Denmark)

Peter Schaumburg-Müller

Peter Schaumburg-Müller is a co-founder of and partner in Hafnia Law Firm.

Peter was born in 1950 and obtained his law degree from the University of Copenhagen in 1977. In addition to his Danish studies, he studied maritime law at the Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law in Oslo and international law at the University of Aix en Provence.

Peter began his career at the law firm of Dragsted Kromann Nørregaard & Friis (which later became the law firm of Kromann Reumert) and subsequently joined P&I club Skuld, where he specialised in shipping and insurance law. In 1981, he established the law firm of Schaumburg-Müller & Co. – the predecessor of Hafnia Law Firm.

Peter’s practice encompasses all legal matters connected to the shipping- and transportation sectors. He is admitted to the Supreme Court and has extensive litigation experience within the scope of his practice.

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