Lawyer Charlotte Gale Joins Excello Law to Establish specialised Marine Practice ‘Cargo Law’

Charlotte GaleExcello Law is delighted to announce that marine lawyer Charlotte Gale has joined the firm to launch her marine practice under the brand name of Cargo Law.

Under Charlotte’s leadership, Cargo Law will focus on cargo recovery claims, particularly in soft commodities such as rice, grains, and wheat. With over 20 years of experience in the field, Charlotte Gale is a leading figure in marine law, offering her expertise to insurance companies, traders, and brokers in cases involving loss and damage to cargo during transportation by sea, road, and air.

Charlotte Gale joins Excello Law from Roose+Partners, where she served as a Partner for the past seven years. Prior to that, she spent eight years at Clyde and Co LLP, honing her skills in marine law. Her specialisation includes handling claims related to bills of lading, charterparties, contracts for the sale of goods, and associated insurance policies.

Expressing her enthusiasm for joining Excello Law and launching Cargo Law, Charlotte Gale says, “I am delighted to develop ‘Cargo Law,’ which has long been my ambition. Excello understood my business model and supported my desire to create my own practice in a record timescale. Excello has given me the ability to launch Cargo Law with a great back-office structure, support, and guidance. I am excited to run my legal practice where I have the scope and flexibility to better serve my clients, ensuring they receive the personalised attention and expertise they deserve.”

Jo Losty, COO of Excello Law, commented, “We are excited to be working with Charlotte to launch and build Cargo Law. We offer a unique proposition to ambitious and talented lawyers who are considering starting their own practice. Our solutions enable lawyers like Charlotte to focus on their client practice within their chosen brand supported by our strong and comprehensive law firm infrastructure. We have worked with seven practices in this way and Cargo Law marks our eighth Law Firm.”

Excello Law continues to uphold its reputation for innovation and excellence in the legal sector, now extending its reach into the specialised field of marine law through Cargo Law and the expertise of Charlotte Gale.