International Salvage Union (ISU) has selected Richard Gunn, partner of international law firm, Reed Smith LLP, to take on the role of legal adviser
Mr Gunn will take over from outgoing legal adviser Rob Wallis, who is a consultant to, and former partner of, Hill Dickinson. He is retiring from the ISU position after 10 years of service in Q1 2021.
Mr Gunn is Reed Smith’s global head of marine casualty. He is a qualified master mariner and served in the merchant navy for 12 years before coming ashore to work in shipping operations. He then trained as an English solicitor and qualified in 1996.