Martin has a pre-eminent reputation in the financing of transportation assets, particularly in the shipping and offshore fields and he has amassed an impressive list of clients including the world’s leading ship finance banks, arrangers, ship owners and operators. He frequently acts for them on leasing, bank finance, finance structuring, restructuring and workouts, derivatives-based finance, shipbuilding contracts, flagging issues, charters and sale purchase matters. He also has significant experience in complex lease-based financing of transportation assets.
His work involves advising on, negotiating and documenting shipping and offshore transactions in the region including both bank and owner work as well as advising on shipbuilding, sale and purchase and leasing transactions. In recent years, Martin has acted for large banking syndicates and individual banks in the fall out arising from the insolvency/restructuring of Asian shipowners, including leading international legal teams advising on issues arising from cross-border insolvency matters and their impact on ship finance loan arrangements and security.
"Always providing bespoke, timely and insightful advice."
Chambers Asia Pacific 2015