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What the team is known for

Stephenson Harwood is a respected global practice with significant presence across Europe and the Asia-Pacific region, as well as in the Middle East. The law firm offers:
• Pre-eminent expertise in ship finance and an impressive ability to handle contentious matters.
• Significant experience acting for a mix of banks, insurers and ship builders, owners and operators on matters ranging from debt refinancing to offshore drilling contracts.
• Considerable aptitude for both wet and dry shipping mandates.

Strengths

Market sources remark: "They are really good at what they do," with others adding: "The team are highly dedicated, efficient and go the extra mile to deliver despite tight deadlines."

Notable practitioners

Paris-based Alain Gautron is well regarded in the market for his expertise in shipping finance matters, particularly French tax lease financing. He is praised as "a top-notch specialist in maritime financing" by market commentators.

Singapore-based Gregg Johnston is highly regarded for his expertise in the shipping finance sector, frequently acting on behalf of international ship owners and lenders.

Iain Young is based in Singapore and recognised for his strength acting for banks and financial institutions on complex shipping financing issues. A client reports: "He knows our company, the industry and our competitors very well. He goes above and beyond."

Piraeus-based Nigel Bowen-Morris is well regarded in the Greek market and internationally for his experience advising banks and lenders on shipping financing matters.

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Stephenson Harwood LLP

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Location

1 Finsbury Circus

London

Greater London

UK

EC2M 7SH

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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.

Global Market Leaders

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Alain Gautron
Band 3
Gregg Johnston
Band 3
Nigel Bowen-Morris
Band 2