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Managing Partner: Jeremy Shebson
Global Senior Partner: Richard Crump
Number of partners: 180
Number of associates: 320
Number of trainee solicitors: 50
Number of other fee-earners: 50

THE FIRM

HFW is a global, sector-focused law firm providing expert advice to clients in aviation, commodities, construction, energy and resources, insurance and reinsurance, and shipping.

The firm has more than 600 lawyers operating in 19 offices across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Asia-Pacific. HFW prides itself on its deep industry expertise, and its entrepreneurial, creative and collaborative culture.

CONTACTS
Aerospace: Giles Kavanagh, Mert Hifzi
Commodities: Alistair Feeney, Stephen Thompson
Construction: Carolyn Chudleigh, Max Wieliczko
Energy & Resources: Alistair Mackie, Simon Adams
Insurance & Reinsurance: Christopher Cardona, Christopher Foster
Shipping: Paul Dean, Gavin Vallely

CORE SECTORS AND AREAS OF PRACTICE 

Aerospace: HFW advises airlines, banks, manufacturers, support providers, owners, operators, freight forwarders and insurers advising on issues relating to regulatory and competition, claims and liability disputes and the financing and structuring of transactions.

Commodities:
HFW acts on soft commodities, oil and gas, coal and steel and non-ferrous and precious metals. Clients include energy companies, coal and metal traders, commodity trading houses, trade finance banks, brokers, insurers and trade associations.

Construction: HFW’s practice covers contentious and non-contentious matters working on some of the largest projects internationally, across a range of sectors, with particular focus on infrastructure and energy projects. Clients range from main contractors, governmental bodies and developers to subcontractors and suppliers.

Energy & Resources:
HFW has expertise across all areas including oil and gas, mining, energy refining, energy management and renewable.

Insurance & Reinsurance:
HFW provides a wide range of dispute resolution, transactional and regulatory services. Clients include insurance companies, captives, insurance intermediaries, managing and members’ agencies at Lloyd’s, and run-off service providers.

Shipping: HFW advises on shipping contracts, ship and transport related disputes, ship finance, corporate matters and marine insurance. The admiralty practice advises on major casualty and piracy cases.

Other Areas of Practice:
In addition to the above core sectors, HFW has expertise in commercial, corporate, dispute resolution, employment, EU, competition and regulatory, finance, fraud and insolvency, government services, international trade regulation and projects. HFW also specialises in cruise, travel and leisure, financial institutions, logistics, mining, offshore, ports and terminals and yachts.

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Commercial and Corporate Litigation
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Construction: Contentious
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Construction: Non-contentious
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Litigation
Band 4
UK-wide

Asset Finance: Shipping Finance
Band 2
Aviation
Band 2

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Competition Law


Anthony Woolich
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Construction: Contentious


Ben Mellors
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Max Wieliczko
Band 3
Michael Sergeant
Band 5

Construction: Non-contentious


Max Wieliczko
Band 3

Financial Crime: Corporates


Anne-Marie Ottaway
Band 4

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