Recognised by Chambers & Partners as a top tier marine firm, we offer market-leading maritime expertise to many of the world's largest shipowners, shipyards, major ship finance banks, marine insurers and IG P&I clubs and energy services companies.
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Our multi-disciplined team is focussed on the entire marine value chain. We advise and guide on all matters from initial green financing, construction, insurance, operations, repairs, sale, purchase and disposal.

Lawyers in our Dubai, Greater China, London, Paris, Piraeus, Seoul and Singapore offices offer round the clock advise to our list of international clientele.

We also offer our clients a wide range of ancillary legal services, including corporate, competition, environmental, intellectual property, technology, tax and decarbonisation advice.

'Stephenson Harwood has real breadth for a mid-size firm and can offer support on a wide range of matters, pulling in knowledge from other parts of the firm as required. All departments share a client-centric and user-friendly approach and the advice is first class.’

The Legal 500 UK 2022


Nigel Bowen-Morris Piraeus office managing partner

T:  +30 210 429 5160
M:  +30 695 7505 481 Email Nigel | Vcard Office:  Piraeus


Alex Davis Practice group leader

T:  +44 20 7809 2671
M:  Email Alex | Vcard Office:  London


Alain Gautron Partner

T:  +33 1 44 15 80 72
M:  Email Alain | Vcard Office:  Paris


Gregg Johnston Partner

T:  +65 6226 1600
M:  Email Gregg | Vcard Office:  Singapore


Michael Kim Seoul office managing partner

T:  + 82 2 6138 4888
M:  + 82 10 2005 1690 Email Michael | Vcard Office:  Seoul


Ian Mace Global head of ship finance

T:  +44 20 7809 2653
M:  +44 7827 353 109 Email Ian | Vcard Office:  London


Kirsty MacHardy Partner

T:  +44 20 7809 2440
M:  +44 7798 635 760 Email Kirsty Office:  London


Daryll Ng Singapore office managing partner

T:  +65 6835 8656
M:  Email Daryll | Vcard Office:  Singapore


Evangeline Quek Shanghai office managing partner

T:  +86 21 2250 6912 +852 2533 6799
M:  +86 136 3217 8216 Email Evangeline | Vcard Office:  Hong Kong, Shanghai


Andrew Rigden Green Partner

T:  +852 2533 2761
M:  +852 6013 2520 Email Andrew | Vcard Office:  Hong Kong


Elizabeth Sloane Partner

T:  +852 3166 6926
M:  Email Elizabeth | Vcard Office:  Hong Kong


Rania Tadros Office managing partner Dubai

T:  +971 4 407 3901
M:  +971 50 347 9508 Email Rania | Vcard Office:  Dubai

Latest news & insights

12 Dec 2022

From News

Michael Kim named among top ten maritime lawyers

​Seoul office managing partner, Michael Kim, has been named among the top ten maritime lawyers 2022 by leading shipping publication Lloyd's List.​


22 Nov 2022

From News

Rania Tadros receives 'Woman in Shipping Award' at The Maritime Standard Awards 2022

Stephenson Harwood Dubai office managing partner Rania Tadros has been honoured with the 'Woman in Shipping Award' at The Maritime Standard Awards 2022.


11 Nov 2022

From Insights

UK sanctions: prohibition on the maritime transportation of crude and petroleum oil and products

On 5 December 2022, the 16th amendment1 to the UK's sanctions against Russia, The Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 (the "Regulations")2, comes into force ..


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