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Work 020 7264 8000
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Abu Dhabi, Brussels, Dubai, Geneva, Hong Kong, Houston and 12 more

Daniel Martin

Work 020 7264 8189

Work Department



Partner who advises ship-owners, operators, freight forwarders, insurers and brokers on a range of regulatory and compliance issues, including international trade sanctions, export controls, customs and anti-corruption legislation. He advises on all aspects of the EU and UK legislation, and he is also familiar with the application of US sanctions to non-US persons. As well as advising clients on the impact of international trade sanctions in particular circumstances, including ways to engage effectively with regulators, he also advises on compliance procedures and controls which ship-owners, logistics companies, banks, insurers and brokers should adopt to minimise risk.


Trained Clifford Chance; qualified 2001; Holman Fenwick Willan 2007 to date; partner 2013.


Law Society.

London: Corporate and commercial

EU and competition

Within: EU and competition

HFW‚Äôs team members advise on a mix of EU law, competition and international trade under the leadership of co-head Anthony Woolich¬†and Brussels-based Pierre Fr√ľhling¬†. The group focuses on handling state aid-related matters in the area of EU law, with a particular focus on the energy sector.¬† Other sectors of expertise include infrastructure and mining, construction, retail, consumer goods, agriculture, financial services, sports, pharmaceuticals, and media. Another differentiating characteristic of the team in terms of cross-border work is its experience in Greece and Cyprus. Department co-head Costas Frangeskides¬†is a key contact for clients seeking assistance with contentious competition matters. Daniel Martin¬†is also noted.

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London: Transport


Within: Shipping

The 'impressive' offering at HFW has an 'outstanding shipping practice'. Clients consistently praise its global reach; it is a 'well-known and perfectly connected firm that provides excellent and professional services'. Its broad expertise spans the gamut of wet and dry work and it is commended for its leading sanctions regulatory practice. Commercial, logistics, marine insurance, piracy, offshore, cyber and technology work are key areas of focus, and the firm offers specialists across the yacht and cruise sectors. Richard Neylon, who is noted for his crisis response work, is instructed by Maersk Line and Salalah Port Services on losses, damage and liabilities arising from Cyclone Mekunu, which made landfall at the Salalah Container Terminal, Oman on May 25 2018. Elsewhere, Jim Cashman handles contentious work; Paul Dean is noted for his offshore expertise; Rory Butler handles dry and admiralty matters; head of regulatory shipping Daniel Martin is a sanctions expert; Alex Kemp and senior associate Michael Ritter handle casualty response work; and Andrew Chamberlain is head of admiralty and crisis management. Global head of shipping Craig Neame handles contentious and insurance work and is also noted for his transactional and regulatory expertise. Matt Illingworth has joined Wikborg Rein.

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