Malcolm Hartwell

Malcolm Hartwell
  • Director, Master Mariner, Head of Transport, South Africa
  • Company: Norton Rose Fulbright

Malcolm is a director based in Durban.  He is Head of Transport for Africa.  He has been with the Group since 1994.

He is a shipping lawyer and specialises in admiralty, international trade, marine insurance and all aspects of maritime casualties. He has been involved in most of the casualties in this region in the last twenty years.

Malcolm acts for the majority of South African marine insurers and for numerous international insurers, traders, law firms, shipowners and supply chain companies on managing their risks and dealing with their contractual, litigation and regulatory issues.

Malcolm spent ten years at sea serving mainly on general cargo, bulk, refrigerated and container vessels on worldwide trades.

He is a Master Mariner, an attorney in the High Court of South Africa and an English solicitor.  He has served as president of the Maritime Law Association and he sits on a number of its technical sub-committees.

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