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Firms To Watch: Commercial, corporate and M&A - Legal advisers

New firm Artieri & Rohmer Law Offices was established in 2023 by up-and-coming partner Arthur Rohmer, who was formerly with another legal advisory firm, and seasoned business lawyer Jean-Pierre Artieri.

Firms in the Spotlight Commercial, corporate and M&A - Legal advisers

Gordon S. Blair Law Offices

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Gordon S. Blair has a wide-ranging experience in representing public and private companies, investment banks, private equity firms, family offices and entrepreneurs in corporate law matters and M&A transactions.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A - Legal advisers in Monaco


A destination practice for shipping work, HFW offers comprehensive coverage of the industry and is also well positioned to advise on complementary areas such as energy and commodities. Ian Cranston fronts the litigation team and is sought after for his extensive experience across the full range of contentious shipping matters, including commercial disputes, yacht casualties, insurance litigation, and sale and purchase-related issues. Office head Andrew Charlier co-heads the global yacht group and specialises in transactions, including yacht sales and acquisitions, and financings. The group also includes shipping litigator Richard Mabane, who relocated from the London office in April 2023, and talented senior associate George Kaye.

Practice head(s):

Andrew Charlier

Other key lawyers:

Ian Cranston; George Kaye; Richard Mabane


‘The team is very client focused, maintains a commercial approach, and is fast and effective.’

‘We highlight Ian Cranston, senior partner, who is very effective, serious and well-prepared.’

‘Lawyers are very commercial and responsive, while not losing sight of the legal importance of issues. Willing to work to budget and business requirements. Ian Cranston and George Kaye are both excellent for all of these reasons.’