Mark represents major international shipowners, both on finance and on contractual issues. He has worked on a number of LNG financings, acting for agent banks including SMBC, HSBC, DNB, Mizuho and ING. He has been involved in numerous financings involving both commercial and ECA debt.
As well as LNG financings, he has also negotiated a number of contracts for the building and operation of floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) units, rigs and other offshore equipment.
Mark is ranked by The Legal 500 and Chambers UK guides as a leading individual for asset finance and shipping finance. From his knowledge gained through years of experience, he is the author of a chapter in Euromoney's 3rd Edition of Shipping Finance.
“Stephenson Harwood has a top flight ship financing practice led by the excellent Mark Russell.”
The Legal 500 UK 2016