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Hill Dickinson LLP

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Hong Kong, Leeds, Liverpool, London EC2A, London SW1Y, Manchester and 3 more

Roderick Palmer

Work 020 7283 9033
Hill Dickinson LLP

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Partner undertaking general commercial and finance work, specialising in asset, acquisition, yacht and ship finance and aviation.


Trained Hill Taylor Dickinson; qualified 1992; partner 2001; joined Hill Dickinson on merger 2006.




Law Society; Company Law Committee.


Shenfield School; Manchester University (1988 Law and Accounting Joint Hons 2(1)); Newcastle Polytechnic (1990 LSF 2nd class Hons).


Chess, tennis (Westside Tennis Club), sailing (Brading and Haven Yacht Club), horse riding, Royal Automobile Club.

London: Finance

Asset finance and leasing

Within: Asset finance and leasing

Hill Dickinson LLP is 'excellent at shipping finance and commercial matters' and provides a 'knowledgeable and responsive service' to borrowers and lenders including JP Morgan, Investec, Oman Shipping Company and Intership. 'Excellent all-rounder' Roderick Palmer provides 'very sensible and cost-effective advice' and is a key member of the team that also includes Panos Pourgourides, who has a strong reputation for advising ultra-high-net-worth individuals and lenders on superyacht and corporate jet financings.

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