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Global Greece Shipping: Finance (International Firms)

Shipping includes wet-shipping and dry-shipping cases: - Wet-shipping: Refers to incidents and issues arising while at sea. Includes accidents, collisions, salvage and environmental liabilities. - Dry-shipping: Refers to matters arising while not at sea. Includes contractual arrangements for construction, financing and registration of vessels, customs and licensing, and documentation relating to charter-parties and bills of lading. Also includes contentious matters such as ownership rights, contractual breaches, insurance and reinsurance, ship arrests and the commissioning/decommissioning of vessels. For a firm or an individual to achieve a ranking in this section, they must be seen to have core shipping expertise and be considered by clients as a go-to for specific shipping knowledge.

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Band 1
  1. Norton Rose Fulbright
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    Norton Rose Fulbright
    Shipping: Finance (International Firms)
    Global 2022 | Band 1 | 11 Years Ranked
    Norton Rose Fulbright has a long-standing presence at the top of the ship finance market, with a varied client list consisting of ship owners and leading global banks. The law firm advises on the agreement of facilities to finance shipbuilding contracts, also acting for lenders on refinancing mandates involving Greek shipping sector borrowers. The team has further expertise acting on both sides of NPL transactions. It also handles arbitration and litigation arising between owners and charterers, particularly being a strong choice for international shipping mandates.
  2. Watson Farley & Williams
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    Watson Farley & Williams
    Shipping: Finance (International Firms)
    Global 2022 | Band 1 | 5 Years Ranked
    Watson Farley & Williams is an acclaimed shipping finance practice specialising in high-value and cross-border transactions. The team assists bank syndicates and individual lenders with the financing of new vessel acquisitions, sale and leaseback transactions, also acting for creditors on the restructuring and refinancing of existing shipping loans. The law firm possesses significant expertise in contentious shipping mandates, including groundings, collisions and damage claims. It additionally offers support in charter party disputes, bunkers claims and pollution-related cases.
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Band 2
  1. Stephenson Harwood LLP
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    Stephenson Harwood LLP
    Shipping: Finance (International Firms)
    Global 2022 | Band 2 | 11 Years Ranked
    Stephenson Harwood is a focused asset finance practice popular among international lenders looking to refinance shipping sector debt. The law firm also frequently acts for domestic banks. The team leverages capabilities in both English and Greek law, able to offer support on all aspects of global loan transactions. It is further active in mandates involving Turkish clients.
  2. Constant & Constant (TLT LLP)
    Shipping: Finance (International Firms)
    Global 2022 | Band 2
  3. Ince
    Shipping: Finance (International Firms)
    Global 2022 | Band 2