Marine

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

 
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Nigel Bowen-Morris Piraeus office managing partner

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

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Alex Davis Partner and Head of Insurance

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

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Michael Kim Seoul office managing partner

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

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Ian Mace Partner and global head of maritime trade and offshore finance

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

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Daryll Ng Singapore office managing partner

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

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Rania Tadros Office managing partner and global head of maritime and offshore

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

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04 Mar 2024

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19 Dec 2023

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04 Oct 2023

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24 Aug 2023

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12 Dec 2022

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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.​

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22 Nov 2022

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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.

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

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