Nigel Thomas > Watson Farley & Williams LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Watson Farley & Williams LLP
15 APPOLD STREET
LONDON
EC2A 2HB
England
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Work Department

FIRM’S CHAIRMAN AND A PARTNER IN THE MARITIME GROUP

Position

Nigel has been a Partner at Watson Farley & Williams since 1988. He is also Chairman of the firm.

He specialises in international finance with an emphasis on shipping finance, commercial shipping and the offshore and cruise industries. He advises a number of players in, and financiers to, the shipping industry and has previously been Singapore and Oslo Office Head.

Nigel is recognised a leading shipping finance lawyer both for the UK and globally by Legal 500 UK.

Career

Articled Norton Rose; qualified 1981; assistant solicitor 1981-82; manager, merchant bankers Lazard Brothers & Co 1982-87; partner Watson, Farley & Williams 1988; head of Oslo office 1988-93; head of Singapore office 1998-2001; head of international shipping finance group 2008.

Languages

French, Norwegian, German.

Education

St Catharine s College, Cambridge (BA; MA); London Business School.