Amanda joined Thomas Miller as a claims handler in January 2015 from HFW, where she worked in shipping litigation. Prior to this she worked in supply chain management for an international retailer. Amanda has recently joined LS2 from the Club’s People Claims Syndicate and now deals primarily with the German membership. A fluent German speaker, Amanda read Law at Sheffield University and Trier University. She is currently studying for the postgraduate diploma in Legal Practice (LPC) and is about to complete the International Group’s P&I Qualification. Amanda is actively involved with the London Shipping community and sits on the Young Maritime Professionals Committee for the London Shipping Law Centre.
Dingjing joined Thomas Miller in May 2016. Prior to this, he obtained a PhD degree in maritime law. Dingjing supports both underwriting and legal sectors with a particular focus on Chinese business and legal issues.
Genevieve joined Thomas Miller in 2007 having worked as a Deck Officer in the Merchant Navy for four years where she served on cruise ships up to the rank of Second Officer. She has a BSc (Hons) degree in Merchant Ship Operations and a Postgraduate Diploma in Maritime Law.
As a member of the dedicated people claims syndicate, Genevieve handles a variety of people related claims for a wide selection of the Club’s Members, with a particular focus on our German, Italian and Benelux Members. She also has particular expertise in handling all types of claims for the Club’s cruise ship Members, including passenger ship casualties and cruise curtailments.
George joined Thomas Miller as a claims handler in 2015 having previously obtained a First Class Honours LLB as an undergraduate in London. He handles an increasingly diverse range of P&I and some FD&D matters for the Greek, Italian and UK based Members
Helen joined Thomas Miller in April 2005 from a Hong Kong shipping company. She worked for a P&I correspondent in North America and an insurance company in China before relocating to Hong Kong. Helen is a graduate of Dalian Maritime University, and has an LLM from Southampton University.
Lance joined Thomas Miller in August 1977 as a P&I claims handler. During his career he has worked extensively with Members based in the German, Greek, Turkish and South American markets. Lance has been a Senior Claims Director since 1997, he specialises in oil pollution and major casualty response, and speaks the Portuguese and Spanish languages.
Lance continues to hold responsibility for the Club’s long standing Brazilian business interests and relationships since 1985. This responsibility included a nine year spell working in the Club’s Miami office, where he enjoyed a period as office manager, and Lance has also overseen responsibility for the Club’s wider South American business interests for 20 years, until that office relocated to New Jersey in 2005.
Lyall joined Thomas Miller in June 2012 from the shipping department of a leading London solicitor, where he was a Senior Associate.
Lyall is dual qualified as a lawyer in both England and Australia. Lyall has over 15 years’ experience handling a wide range of P&I and Defence related claims and disputes. Lyall also has considerable experience with piracy and war risk insurance having been the Claims and Legal Manager for Hellenic War Risks Club and UK War Risks Club for 4 years. His main responsibilities are claims management, claims consultancy, general claims advice and is part of the Professional Supplier Management team.
Masaaki Hishiki joined UK Club’s Japan Branch in October 2017, having completed 9 years in the service of the Club’s correspondents, ISS P&I Japan. Before joining ISS, he worked in South Korea for cargo export business. He speaks Japanese and Korean.