Martin Green  

Martin Green
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Ship Finance Award at Seatrade Maritime Awards Asia 2018

Ship Finance Award at Seatrade Maritime Awards Asia 2018

Listed as a name to know in Singapore by Global Restructuring Review

Listed as a name to know in Singapore by Global Restructuring Review

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The Singapore office has been established in Singapore for 21 years, and as part of the Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance*, is widely recognised as being a top-tier firm in asset finance, shipping, international trade and corporate, covering the region from its Singapore hub.
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Our 60 lawyer Alliance team in Singapore, covering international and permitted areas of Singapore law, has built an enviable reputation for investment advice, shipping, offshore and aviation, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and disputes.

The team in Singapore has strong expertise in the maritime industry. Our shipping and offshore team is one of very few in Asia to offer a complete ensemble of market-leading ship finance, corporate and litigation services to the maritime industry. Our clients include almost every major ship finance bank, many of the world's largest shipping, commodity and offshore multinationals and the world's leading shipyards.

We have an experienced corporate team boasting an enviable track record of market leading deals throughout Southeast Asia.

We are also recognised as having a market leading aviation finance practice. The team acted on a number of landmark and ground-breaking deals, including the world’s largest ever commercial aircraft and OEM order in history, a private placement of aircraft-backed bonds in Korea and the first foreign debt financing of aircraft in Myanmar.

We add value to the services we provide to our clients through 20 years of experience built up in Singapore. With both international and local expertise within the Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance*, we have an insight into how business is done in the region.

*Stephenson Harwood LLP and Virtus Law LLP are each registered under the Limited Liability Partnership Act (Chapter 163A) of Singapore with limited liability and are members of the Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance, a formal law alliance licensed in Singapore.

"A wealth of knowledge and experience."
Chambers Asia Pacific 2015

Opus Offshore Ltd

Advised Opus Offshore Ltd on the acquisition of 2 offshore rigs worth of US$200 million. (Marine Money Offshore M&A Deal of the Year 2014)

United Overseas Bank Limited

Advised United Overseas Bank Limited, the sponsor, issue manager, underwriter and placement agent in the initial public offering (IPO) of Soo Kee Group Ltd.

DVB Bank

Advised DVB Bank on US$26 million umbrella facility in relation to five Boeing B737-300 aircraft, for a joint venture partnership and subsequent leasing to airlines including Southwest and Continental.

Physical trading arm of international bank

Represented commodities trader as seller and charterer, pursuing and defending claims in arbitration references in London and Singapore. Structuring complex multi-party settlement agreements following ship arrests in a number of jurisdictions and achieving satisfactory settlement.

Engie (previously GDF Suez)

Advised Engie on its acquisition of Keppel FMO in Singapore and Qatar from Keppel Integrated Engineering and on its joint venture interests in the Filinvest district cooling project in the Philippines.

Multinational shipyard

Advised a multinational shipyard in respect of its S$123 million contract with a major shipping group with end user a national science agency, in respect of the engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning of a dynamically positioned blue water research vessel.

Transportation Partners

Advised Transportation Partners on a structured US Ex-Im Bank bond and loan financing of up to 29 B737-900ER aircraft to be operated by Malindo Air, Batik Air, Thai Lion and Lion Air.

Singapore ship owner

Advised a Singapore ship owner on a US$676 million multi-tranche and revolving credit facility in relation to 29 vessels to be advanced by a syndicate of international banks.

BW LPG Holding Limited

Advised BW LPG Holding Limited on a US$400 million syndicated multi-tranche KEXIM and commercial lender backed loan facility for the purchase of 7 VLGCs under construction at Korean yard.

Crystal Jade

Advised the minority sellers in the sale of Crystal Jade Culinary Concepts Holding Pte Ltd and Crystal Jade Culinary Concepts Holding (Great China) Ltd (which own the Crystal Jade group of restaurants) to L Capital CJ Pte Ltd (part of the LVMH group).

Martin Green

Martin Green Managing Partner

T: +65 6226 1600
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Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance 
1 Raffles Place 
#18-61 Tower 2
Singapore 048616

T: +65 6226 1600 / +65 6737 1234 │F: +65 6226 1661 / +65 6339 4991

How to find us

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The building drop off point is along Battery Rd. 

Head to Raffles Place MRT Station (NS26 - North South Line/ EW14 East West Line). Take Exit A. 

Church St - Service No. 186
Cecil St - Service No. 57, 131
Collyer Quay & Fullerton Rd - Service No.10, 10E, 57, 70, 100, 107, 128, 130, 131, 162, 196, 196E. 


Parking is available at the building. The carpark entrance is assessable via Market St and Malacca St.

Latest news & insights

11 Dec 2018

From News

Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance advises on US$72 million ECA backed scrubber financing

Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance has advised KfW-IPEX Bank on a US$72 million loan agreement to Quantum Pacific Shipping (QPS)


01 Nov 2018

From News

Shipping and offshore finance expert Martin Brown joins Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance

Law firm Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance has strengthened its shipping and offshore finance practice with the appointment of Martin Brown as partner.


16 Oct 2018

From Insights

Recognition and enforcement of money judgments in commercial cases between the PRC and Singapore

On 31 August 2018, the Supreme People's Court of the People's Republic of China and the Supreme Court of Singapore signed a memorandum of guidance on recognition and e..


05 Oct 2018

From Insights

Singapore - Insolvency, Restructuring and Dissolution Bill

This briefing note will give you a look at the Insolvency, Restructuring and Dissolution Bill ("Bill") recently had its Second Reading in the Singapore Parliament


01 Oct 2018

From News

Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance advises Minsheng Financial Leasing on innovative JOLCO financing

Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance has advised Minsheng Financial Leasing Co., Ltd. (Minsheng Financial Leasing) in relation to the refinancing of a portfolio of ..


27 Sep 2018

From Insights

New PDPA Guidelines for NRIC and other National Identification numbers

On 31 August 2018, the Personal Data Protection Commission in Singapore (the "Commission") issued its Advisory Guidelines on the Personal Data Protection Act of Singap..


17 Sep 2018

From News

Ethan Tan named in Airline Economics' 40 under 40 2018 list

Stephenson Harwood LLP senior associate Ethan Tan has been named in Airline Economics' 40 under 40 2018 list.


14 Sep 2018

From News

Daryll Ng listed in Singapore's Top 100 Lawyers

Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance partner Daryll Ng has been named in Asia Business Law Journal's A-list of Singapore's Top 100 Lawyers.


12 Sep 2018

From News

Stephenson Harwood advises on US$80 million Mitsui-led investment

Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance has advised Campana Group on a US$80 million investment round led by Mitsui & Co., Ltd.


16 Aug 2018

From Insights

Restructuring: Ipso facto clauses, distressed debt market update and DIP/rescue finance

This briefing note will give you a look at ipso facto clauses from a comparative perspective, an update on developments in the Singapore debt restructuring market and ..


13 Aug 2018

From News

Stephenson Harwood's Singapore alliance firm, Virtus Law, welcomes partner Parikhit Sarma

Stephenson Harwood LLP's alliance firm in Singapore, Virtus Law LLP, has strengthened its corporate practice with the arrival of partner Parikhit Sarma.


31 Jul 2018

From Blog

Application to resist enforcement of award out of time allowed: Astro v First Media

In Astro Nusantara International BV and others v PT First Media TBK [2018] HKCFA 12; FACV 14/2017, the CFA has recently considered the test for deciding whether to gra..


13 Jul 2018

From News

Airfinance Journal ranks Ethan Tan as a rising star in aviation finance

Ethan Tan has been recognised as a rising star by leading industry publication, Airfinance Journal.


12 Jul 2018

From Blog

All in a good clause: Singapore High Court upholds ICC arbitration agreement and dismisses challenge to award

In Sinolanka Hotels & Spa (Private) Limited v Interna Contract SpA [2018] SGHC 157, the Singapore High Court analysed which of two arbitration agreements applied to a ..


11 Jul 2018

From Blog

No harm, no foul: Singapore High Court reaffirms need to prove prejudice to refuse enforcement of award

In Sanum Investments Limited v ST Group Co, Ltd [2018] SGHC 141, the Singapore High Court reaffirmed that proving prejudice is an essential element when resisting an a..


10 Jul 2018

From News

Banking practice launched in Singapore with hire of Gregory Xu

International finance practice strengthened with the appointment of consultant Gregory Xu, who will launch a general banking practice in Singapore.


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