The Team

Made up of a team of highly experienced and knowledgeable individuals, with many years experience in marine underwriting, claims resolution, adjusting and consultancy gained at Lloyds.

Paul Robson

Paul Robson

Paul Robson | Claims Director | JLJ Maritime S.A., Greece

Paul started his career in 1967 when he joined the venerable adjusting firm of William Richards & Son in their Fenchurch Street office. During the six years spent learning the basics in London and Newcastle he was sent to the Hong Kong office, now known by its current name of Richards Hogg International.

In addition to dealing with the local market, he travelled frequently to Thailand and to South Korea to develop business. In 1977 he moved to Singapore for one year while preparing the establishment of the RHI adjusting office in Jakarta to work alongside the existing RHI non-marine operation there. As the only resident average adjuster in Jakarta he worked closely, both with local hull underwriters and Owners in what, at that time, was a fledgling marine claims market. He gave in house seminars on various claims topics and provided opinions on hull and cargo claims.

Following service in the Far East, in 1980 he joined Poseidon Average Adjusters in London and subsequently transferred to Greece when their office opened in Piraeus. During his time with Poseidon he also worked in Istanbul and travelled to Egypt to promote their services there.

In 1989 he became joint Managing Director of Manley Hopkins in Piraeus, after which practicing as a partner of Robson Butler Associates until 2004. He subsequently became an independent claims consultant until 2006, with the opening of JLJ Maritime when Paul joined as claims manager.

During this time he has held in house seminars for Reso Garantia; acted as claims consultant to the Bulgarian market including Bulstrad and Alliance and continued to advise and prepare claims statements for Underwriters and Owners.