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Vincent Xu

T: +86 21 5385 2299 Email Vincent | Vcard Office: Shanghai

Awards

Shipping finance (China)

Shipping finance (China)

Asset finance (including aviation and shipping finance)

Asset finance (including aviation and shipping finance)

Vincent Xu Office lead partner

Contact details

Vincent Xu

Vincent Xu
Office lead partner

T: +86 21 5385 2299 Email Vincent | Vcard Office: Shanghai

Vincent is lead partner in our Shanghai representative office. He has more than 16 years of experience both in-house and in private practice.
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Vincent is a shipping and energy expert handling a wide range of transactions including asset and project finance, leasing, restructuring, sale and purchase, construction, joint venture and private equity. He represents banks, leasing companies and other financial institutions on a range of transactions and also advises investors, shipowners and shipbuilder.

His recent work includes assisting banks to provide long-term dollar loans to borrower for the acquisition of several large containerships and leasing to the world's leading liner company; assisting a leasing company to finance and lease several chemical vessels to an American operation shipowner; assisting a leading global liquefied gas transportation shipowner to purchase several liquefied ethylene vessels; assisting investment institutions with the establishment of a parallel investment structure and equity investment in Cayman and in China; assisting a leasing company to set up a joint venture with a European operation company to acquire two semi-submersible life platforms, arranging financial leasing and lease to a national oil company.

Vincent used to work for Singapore's leading shipping group and this experience gave him a deeper understanding of business operations and the needs of the transaction parties involved. 

Vincent is a regular speaker at major international and industry conferences and regularly lectures on shipping law courses for many universities in Hong Kong. He is also an arbitrator appointed by the China Maritime Arbitration Commission.

Vincent is a practicing lawyer in Hong Kong and is qualified as a Chinese lawyer. He has extensive experience in international projects involving multiple legal fields.

"good commercial mind and organises the team of senior associates well"

Chambers Asia Pacific 2019

Awards

Shipping finance (China)

Shipping finance (China)

Asset finance (including aviation and shipping finance)

Asset finance (including aviation and shipping finance)

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02 May 2017

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Stephenson Harwood strengthens practice in China

Law firm Stephenson Harwood LLP has strengthened its ship finance and commercial litigation practices in Shanghai with the addition of partner ‎Vincent Xu and the relo..

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