Maritime Assets and Structured Finance Partner Simon Petch relocates from Singapore to London.
Market leading expertise is the hallmark of our outstanding international multidisciplinary team of transport lawyers.
In the global industries of aviation, maritime and rail, we have a stellar reputation for our depth of industry experience combined with innovation and exceptional technical expertise. We provide the highest quality advice across all aspects of these complex, high profile and cross-border transport projects from finance, corporate, tax, employment and regulatory to insolvency and dispute resolution.
Our industry-leading aviation practice sees us regularly advising on award-winning and high-profile matters. Across the aviation sector, we advise financiers, export credit agencies, lessors, investors, manufacturers and airlines from across Europe, Asia, the Middle East and the USA, helping them achieve their strategic and commercial goals.
We have an unrivalled understanding of the shipping industry from traditional segments such as ports and terminals, LNG and offshore, commercial shipping, container shipping and logistics and cruise to more recently emerging segments such as non-performing loan portfolios and alternative investment structures – providing a complete set of legal services to all players in the global maritime sector.
Our knowledge of rail financing combined with a deep understanding of how rail intersects with other transport, construction and infrastructure industries attracts clients from every point of the supply chain.
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