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Stephenson Harwood
Hong Kong

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Andrew is a specialist in marine and international trade matters, including shipbuilding and construction, installation and operation of offshore structures. He is an expert in arbitration, litigation and mediation and is the head of the marine and international trade team in Hong Kong.

Andrew has a wide range of experience in dry shipping and international trade and trade finance dispute resolution.

He has represented clients in the English and Hong Kong high courts and courts of appeal, in arbitrations in London and Hong Kong and has conducted numerous mediations. He is familiar with LMAA, ICC, HKIAC and GAFTA arbitrations.

Andrew has particular experience in jurisdiction disputes and in obtaining injunctions in support of litigation and arbitration.


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Lawyer Rankings

Hong Kong > Shipping

(Leading individuals)

Andrew Rigden GreenStephenson Harwood

Andrew Rigden Green and Elizabeth Sloane co-head Stephenson Harwood‘s team, which excels in handling local and pan-Asian shipping and international trade disputes; it demonstrates ‘strong knowledge of shipping law and a practical approach to the resolution of disputes’. Particular areas of strength include cross-border enforcement matters, such as injunctions and forum challenges, and shipbuilding. In April 2021, of counsel Jason Toms joined from Reed Smith Richards Butler.

South Korea > Shipping: foreign firms

Noted for its ‘vast experience and expertise’ in the shipping industry, Stephenson Harwood has a preeminent marine and international trade practice. The team has a large geographical footprint and is comprised of lawyers across Asia, the Middle East and the UK. In Seoul, managing partner Michael Kim has a diverse practice, handling both contentious and non-contentious issues. Kim is supported by associate Hannah Lee and Stuart Burrell, whose clients include major shipowners, shipbuilders, construction and EPC contractors, oil companies and insurers. Alex Davis takes the lead in London, working with Stuart Beadnall, who has extensive experience in advising on shipping contracts. Andrew Rigden Green is Hong Kong’s practice head and is a specialist in the installation and operation of offshore structures. Based in the Singapore office, Virtus Law LLP – Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance partner Daryll Ng is supported by head of shipping and offshore finance, Gregg Johnston.

Comparative Guides

Hong Kong: International Arbitration October 2021 This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to International Arbitration laws and regulations that may occur in Hong Kong.