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Stephenson Harwood
UNITS 901-2 & 910, BUILDING 1, KERRY CENTRE
1515 NANJING WEST ROAD, JINGAN DISTRICT
SHANGHAI 200040
China

Work Department

Finance

Position

Partner

Career

Simone is a multi-lingual partner with more than ten years’ experience in top tier international shipping law firms focused on shipbuilding, sale and purchase and ship finance (including complex structured finance project and financial leasing).

Simone has advised major Chinese banks, leading financial leasing institutions and shipyards in relation to ship finance transactions. Simone also handled complex restructure transaction and attending negotiations meetings between shipyard and owners.

Simone is fluent in English and Mandarin.

Languages

English and Mandarin

Lawyer Rankings

China > Shipping: foreign firms

(Next Generation Partners)

Simone LiuStephenson Harwood

Well known for its regional strengths in asset finance, Stephenson Harwood‘s Shanghai-based finance lawyers advise major international banks, as well as large and major finance leasing companies, on complex asset-backed loans, syndicated loans, multiple-loan structures, pre-and post-delivery financings, and sale and leaseback transactions. On the litigation side, the marine and international trade team is frequently sought out to resolve disputes beyond traditional dispute resolution methods, including the use of injunctive relief and mediation. Besides handling contentious shipping matters, Evangeline Quek has developed a robust transactional practice, through which she advises financial leasing institutions and owners on suites of operational leasing documents. Notable growth in the team includes the May 2021 promotion of Simone Liu to partner.