Principal areas of practice: international commercial work, in court and arbitration: notably shipping, insurance, reinsurance (marine and non-marine), sale of goods; disputes involving States or state corporations, state immunity, and jurisdictional disputes in Court and arbitration.
Has extensive experience as an advocate in England in the High Court and appellate courts and in arbitration tribunals; he has also appeared as an advocate in the Supreme Courts of Cyprus (shipping), Bermuda (insurance), and British Indian Ocean Territories (shipping). Appears in successive editions of ‘Legal Experts’ Has given expert evidence on English law in foreign proceedings in the USA (reinsurance litigation), and France (shipping and jurisdictional disputes). Has acted as arbitrator in commercial/insurance disputes; member of the Commercial Bar Association; and supporting member of the London Maritime Arbitrators’ Association. Since the 1980’s Mr. Saloman’s practice has mainly comprised shipping, insurance and other commercial law cases in the Admiralty and Commercial Courts, and before arbitration tribunals. Arbitration disputes, and disputes as to the existence of arbitral or court jurisdiction (English or foreign) have been recurrent throughout Mr. Saloman’s career.