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Addleshaw Goddard LLP

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2 ranked lawyersBand 2ScotlandUK 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Highly regarded for its work with a range of clients including banks, ship owners and operators. Noted for strong capability in shipbuilding contracts, ship registration and vessel sale and purchase. Additionally recognised for expertise in offshore operations in the Caspian Sea. Frequently handles ship finance matters for both borrowers and lenders.

Strengths

Clients say: "Addleshaw Goddard provides an excellent service."

Others add: "The firm has a broad spectrum of knowledge."

Interviewees also report: "They provide a quick turnaround and we are very happy with them."

Work highlights

Represented Caledonian Maritime Assets in its project to construct two LNG ferries at Ferguson Marine in Port Glasgow.

Notable practitioners

Alan Shanks is a ship finance practitioner who frequently advises businesses operating in the Middle East and the Caspian region. He also handles corporate work including transactions for ship-owning companies and the creation of joint ventures.

Head of the shipping team Edward Watt is well regarded for advising on complex commercial and transactional shipping instructions. He regularly acts for clients on the sale, purchase and registration of commercial vessels, commercial agreements and tender negotiations for major projects and shipbuilding contracts, in addition to advising banks on marine assets.
"Edward Watt is exceptionally good in all matters maritime." "Ed is great to work with. His strengths include shipbuilding contracts, his knowledge and understanding of the client, and his ability to build excellent relationships."

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Shipping

Addleshaw Goddard LLP

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Location

Exchange Tower

19 Canning Street

Edinburgh

City of Edinburgh

UK

EH3 8EH

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Scotland

Shipping


Alan Shanks
Band 2
Edward Watt
Band 1