Acknowledged as one of the largest and leading shipping finance practices in the American market, Watson Farley & Williams’ (“WFW”) New York’s shipping finance and corporate lawyers advise some of the maritime industry’s most prominent lenders and major shipowners and operators, including Nordea Bank, DNB Bank, ABN AMRO, DVB Bank and Crédit Agricole, and Dorian LPG, Teekay, and Seadrill respectively.
The strength of WFW’s practice is its sophisticated and comprehensive nature. Our team is able to advise on all manner of shipping finance transactions, including those with a capital markets element and restructurings. As mentioned above, we advise banks, ship owners and operators, as well as private equity funds and export credit agencies. In addition to New York law advice, the team’s expertise also extends to matters governed by or involving a Marshall Islands and/or Liberian corporate or maritime law element, with the added ability to provide counsel on Vanuatu maritime law matters.
ABN AMRO Capital USA LLC
Capital Products Partners LLC
Crédit Agricole Corporate & Investment Bank
DNB Bank ASA
DVB Bank SE
Transocean Partners LLC