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Ince

ALDGATE TOWER, 2 LEMAN STREET, LONDON, E1 8QN, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7481 0010
Fax:
Fax 020 7481 4968
DX:
1070 LONDON CITY EC3
Email:
Web:
https://www.incegd.com

Paul Herring

Tel:
Work +44 20 7481 0010
Email:
Ince

Position

Partner.

Career

Qualified 1981; partner Ince & Co. Publications of note: Co-authored 'Sale of Ships: The Norwegian Saleform' (2nd ed 2009).

Member

Supporting member of LMAA.

Education

Leicester University (1978 LLB Hons 1st).


Greece

Shipping litigation

Within: Shipping litigation

Ince has a market-leading team that benefits greatly from the expertise of George Iatridis, one of the best-regarded litigators in the market. Firm chairman, Paul Herring, who is noted for his dry litigation expertise, has relocated to Piraeus to lead the office. This follows the departures of Evangelos Catsambas and former office head Antonis Lagadianos to lead a new disputes practice at Watson Farley & Williams – Greek Branch.

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London: Transport

Shipping

Within: Shipping

Ince is a ‘fantastic shipping firm’ which boasts ‘in-depth expertise’ across wet and dry shipping. It handles major casualties, high-profile maritime disputes, regulatory matters and transactions. The team also stands out for its yachts experience. Headline work includes advising oil tanker Alnic MC, and its owner, Energetic Tank, in connection with a major collision that occurred between it and a U.S. Navy destroyer; representing Great Eastern Shipping and North of England P&I Club in $30m proceedings in the UAE and London as a result of  a collision of an LNG carrier and another tanker in the Gulf of Oman; and representing Teekay LNG Partners on a $110m case involving the termination of six long-term bare boat charters and the repossession of the vessels.  The team also represented Gard in a high-profile $170m unsafe port claim, the Ocean Victory. Key figures include global shipping head Faz Peermohamed, who has ‘fantastic experience’; Michael Volikas, who handles commercial disputes for shipping sector clients; Ian Chetwood, who handles contentious wet and dry work; Christian Dwyer, who is global head of the firm’s admiralty and casualty response team; ‘first-rate’ litigator Jeremy Biggs; and Will Marshall, who is global head of trade. Also noted are Duncan Bateson, who advises on superyachts and commercial shipping mandates, Simon Spark, Fionna Gavin and Chris Kidd. Paul Herring has relocated to the firm's Piraeus office, while Kevin Cooper has joined MFB, David Richards has joined The North of England P&I Association and Jonathan Elvey has left the firm.

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