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Ince Gordon Dadds LLP

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Ince Gordon Dadds LLP, Vy-Loan Huynh-Olivieri, Paris, FRANCE

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Vy-Loan Huynh-Olivieri

Work +33 (0)1 53 76 91 00
Ince Gordon Dadds LLP

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Shipping, Commercial Disputes, Energy, Yachts and Superyachts




Vy-Loan qualified at the Paris Bar in 1996 and joined Ince in 2007. An experienced maritime litigator, she is currently leading the expansion of our fast-developing Industrial Risks and Energy practice in Paris. 

Vy-Loan has an international background, having spent her childhood in the United States. She is bilingual in English and French.


Vy-Loan has wide shipping experience, advising clients on admiralty, cargo claims, ship arrests, and charterparty disputes. She frequently assists clients in relation to transport issues including freight forwarding, road haulage (CMR, domestic carriage), aviation claims and multi modal.

She is also very active in the yachting area: she handles many disputes in relation to insurance cover, to liability of owners and of shipyards. She also assists owners and creditors in arresting yachts or lifting arrests in the French waters.

Commercial Disputes

Vy-Loan has wide experience in major civil liability cases, and has particular expertise in all types of industrial risks from product liability, error and omission to negligence claims.

She advises high profile French and international clients on contentious issues and assists them in litigation and arbitration.

Energy & Offshore

Vy-Loan advises major energy operators in both non-contentious and contentious matters. She assists clients in their construction projects and represents them in the French State courts and in arbitration including ICC arbitration. She is particularly involved in the offshore renewable energy sector.

In the offshore renewable energy sector, Vy-Loan mostly advises clients on risk management and contract drafting.

Recent Cases

  • Acting for a major French energy company against manufacturer of defective nuclear furnaces.
  • Acting for insurers in yacht’s claims (grounding, fire, etc.).
  • Advising major energy operator in offshore windfarm project.




University of Panthéon - Assas



Within: Shipping

Ince & Co France SCP is active across contentious and non-contentious work and also has notable yachting expertise. The group's recent litigation caseload consists of mandates arising from casualties, collisions, rescue and pollution work, and non-contentious highlights include chartering issues and the construction, sale and acquisition of vessels. Practice head Jerome de Sentenac, Mathieu Croix, Alexandre Besnard, Aymeric de Tapol and Vy-Loan Huynh-Olivieri form the core of the practice, and customs expert Freddy Desplanques is also noted. EDF LNG Shipping instructed the team to assist with the chartering of an LNG carrier from NYK including advising on the negotiation of the charterparty and ancillary contractual agreements. Other clients include Bouygues Travaux Publics, CMA CGM and Louis Dreyfus Armateurs. Andrew Charlier relocated to the firm's Monaco office.

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