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Watson Farley & Williams

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What the team is known for

Impressive shipping finance team, regularly handling high-value transactions for a range of leading financial institutions, leasing firms and ship owners. Watson Farley & Williams is especially well versed in sophisticated transactions such as sale and leaseback deals, debt restructurings, syndicated loans and Japanese Operating Leases (JOLCOs). Counts prominent Chinese and global entities among its clientele, such as ICBC Financial Leasing and Standard Chartered Bank, acting on a host of cross-border deals spanning Africa, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. Increased capabilities in Chinese matters involving Greek elements.

Notable practitioners

Christoforos Bisbikos has over 14 years of experience in handling cross-border shipping finance mandates for lenders and lessors, such as Standard Chartered Bank and China Huarong Shipping Financial Leasing, especially in relation to Europe.

Madeline Leong is a market-leading lawyer who enjoys a solid reputation in the field of shipping finance. She is frequently sought out by leasing firms and international banks for cross-border mandates in relation to high-value sale and leaseback transactions, syndicated loans and JOLCOs as well as restructuring mandates.

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Shipping (International Firms)

Watson Farley & Williams

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Location

Suites 4610-4619, Jardine House

1 Connaught Place

Hong Kong

Hong Kong

China

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Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Total 3 Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Press Release

WFW advises Nordea on Exmar LPG US$310m loan facility

Authors: Daniel Rodgers, Michael O'Donnell, Nigel Willis, Charlotte Humphreys, Dean Young, Marco Kong, Ace Pawlikowski

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Christoforos Bisbikos
Band 2
Madeline Leong
Star Individuals