Jim Roberts (JQR)

Senior Claims Director

T: +44 20 7204 2208

M: + 44 7833 045934


Jim qualified as a solicitor in 1995 and has been involved in maritime law for almost the whole of his subsequent career. He has previously been a partner in a London niche shipping law firm, and has also worked in the Piraeus office of a major law firm, mainly advising Greek owners. Jim is a Senior Claims Director in the UK Defence Club, and in addition to management of his own claims advises junior colleagues on claims strategy in FD&D disputes. 


  • Joined Thomas Miller in 2012

  • Five years at the Club, after having practised as a solicitor since 1995

  • French – fluent; Arabic and Farsi – working knowledge, both spoken and reading

  • Specialist in new build disputes