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Michael Burgess

T: +44 20 7809 2047 M: +44 7881 316 540 Email Michael | vCard Office: London

Michael Burgess Associate

Contact details

Michael Burgess

Michael Burgess

T: +44 20 7809 2047 M: +44 7881 316 540 Email Michael | vCard Office: London

Michael is an associate in the ship finance group in London. He is an asset finance expert with a particular focus on the shipping industry.
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Michael has a broad range of experience across the maritime sector and is capable of providing expert commercial advice to a range of participants across the shipping industry.

Michael specialises in advising lenders and owners on cross-border ship finance transactions with experience acting on debt financings, restructurings, sale-and-leasebacks, ship sale and purchases and shipbuilding contracts.

His experience includes a secondment at a leading asset lessor.

  • Ship and offshore finance

Secured revolving credit facilities

Acting on behalf of Nordea Bank Abp, filial i Norge on a US$450 million secured revolving credit facility to Teekay Corporation.


Acting on behalf of BNPP on a $70m Japanese Operating Lease with Call Option.

Scrubber Financing

Acting on behalf of ING on providing debt finance to facilitate the installation of scrubbers across an owner's fleet.


Providing advice to a major international owner on the comparative legal merits of various identified Flag States.

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10 Feb 2020

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Stephenson Harwood advises Nordea on US$533 million refinancing of 31 vessels

Law firm Stephenson Harwood LLP has advised Nordea Bank Abp (Nordea) on a US$533 million secured revolving credit facility provided to Teekay Tankers group, in relatio..


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