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Ince & Co

Work 020 7481 0010
Fax 020 7481 4968

David Baker

Work +44 20 7481 0010
Ince & Co

Work Department

Business and Finance group.


Partner specialising in shipping and other asset finance work plus general banking. Works mainly for international banks and shipowners.


Trained Lloyd Birch & Inship, Bristol; qualified 1985; assistant Norton Rose, London, Singapore and Piraeus 1985-97; partner Norton Rose Piraeus 1997-2004; partner Ince & Co, London 2004.


Law Society England and Wales.


St Edwards School, Oxford; Oxford Brookes (1981 BA Social Studies); College of Law, Lancaster Gate (1982 Solicitors Finals).


Tennis, skiing, sailing, reading, opera.

London: Finance

Asset finance and leasing

Within: Asset finance and leasing

The 'client-focused' team at Ince & Co is particularly noted for its 'top-quality' advice to lenders and operators in the shipping and offshore sectors. Beatrice Russ handles a significant amount of finance work in the LNG space and recently acted for longstanding client Golar LNG on a $187m sale and leaseback of its LNG carrier. 'Knowledgeable' team head David Baker is 'very capable at handling multi-jurisdictional mandates', and recently represented private equity sponsor HIG Capital on the sale, purchase and financing of the latest addition to a fleet of chemical tankers. Will Cooper (who has now left the firm) continued to develop the firm's aviation finance offering and has handled numerous ECA-supported financings including on behalf of Atlas Air in respect of Performance and Improvement Packages for GE Engines.

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