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Holman Fenwick Willan LLP

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Holman Fenwick Willan LLP - London
  • Friary Court
  • 65 Crutched Friars
  • London
  • Greater London
  • UK
  • EC3N 2AE
  • Tel:+44 20 7264 8000
  • Fax:+44 20 7264 8888
  • Web:Visit website
  • Senior Partner: Richard Crump
  • Managing Partner: George Eddings
  • Number of partners: 149
  • Number of lawyers: 485 (including 59 trainees)

Firm Overview:
Holman Fenwick Willan (HFW) is an international law firm advising businesses engaged in all aspects of international commerce. With offices in Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and South America, the firm has built a reputation worldwide for excellence and innovation.

Main Areas of Practice:
Aviation:

HFW has a broad based practice advising banks, manufacturers and support providers, airlines, owners, operators, passengers, freight forwarders and insurers on a range of issues including regulatory and competition issues, operations, claims and liability disputes and the financing and structuring of principal aviation transactions. The firm’s experienced casualty investigators also provide emergency response services.
Contact: Giles Kavanagh Tel: +44 20 7264 8000
Email: giles.kavanagh@hfw.com

Construction, Engineering & Infrastructure:
The firm’s practice covers both contentious and noncontentious matters with clients across the construction industry, from main contractors, governmental bodies and developers to subcontractors and suppliers.
Contact:
Nick Longley Tel: +852 3983 7680
Email: nick.longley@hfw.com

Commodities:
HFW acts across the spectrum of the international sale of goods including soft commodities, oil and gas, coal and steel and non ferrous and precious metals. Clients include multinational energy and chemical companies, coal and metal traders, soft commodity trading houses, trade finance banks, governments and their agencies, brokers, insurers and trade associations.
Contact: Brian Perrott Tel: +44 20 7264 8000
Email: brian.perrott@hfw.com

Energy:
HFW has expertise ranging from exploration and production, storage and transportation, LNG, refining, trading and sale of oil and gas, to electricity generation, energy management, renewables and carbon trading. The firm has an emergency response team who are experienced in advising on all aspects of any casualties or disasters that may occur.
Contact: Robert Follie Tel: +44 20 7264 8000
Email: robert.follie@hfw.com

Financial Institutions:
HFW’s practice encompasses all manner of domestic and international banks and other financial institutions. The firm advises on infrastructure and project finance, ship and aviation finance and leasing, to Islamic finance, trade finance and private equity. The firm advises on disputes arising from trade and asset finance, complex accounting issues, investment fraud, financial instruments and restructuring and insolvency issues. Contact: Nick Hutton Tel: +44 20 7264 8000
Email: nick.hutton@hfw.com

Insurance & Reinsurance:
The firm provides a range of dispute resolution, transactional and regulatory services, including policy defence and coverage work, reinsurance recoveries, subrogation, finality solutions, setting up new ventures, product development, drafting and distribution and run-off and closing down discontinued ventures. Clients include insurance companies, captives, insurance intermediaries and other agencies, managing and members’ agencies at Lloyd’s, and run-off service providers.
Contact: Paul Wordley Tel: +44 20 7264 8000
Email: paul.wordley@hfw.com

Logistics:
HFW acts for buyers and providers of logistics services, and for the insurance sector, on a range of insured and commercial disputes arising out of logistics operations. The firm advises on the drafting and negotiation of agreements for the procurement and provision of logistics services, negotiating bespoke contracts and advising on the risks and insurance requirements arising out of logistics services.
Contact: Craig Neame Tel: +44 20 7264 8000
Email: craig.neame@hfw.com

Mining:
HFW advises on M&A, projects, construction, trade and structured finance, insurance, physical trading, derivatives, sale and purchase arrangements, regulatory and EU issues, transportation and disputes. Clients include producers, traders, financiers and insurers.
Contact: Brian Gordon Tel: +65 6305 9533
Email: brian.gordon@hfw.com

Ports & Terminals:
The firm has one of the largest teams specialising in legal matters relating to ports and terminals. Clients include port and terminal operators, international shipping lines, investment funds, logistics companies, contractors, consultants, banks and financial institutions, and insurance providers.
Contact: Alistair Mackie Tel: +44 20 7264 8000
Email: alistair.mackie@hfw.com

Shipping:
HFW is a long-standing specialist adviser to the international shipping sector. The firm’s admiralty practice advises on major casualty and piracy cases. HFW advises on all forms of shipping contracts, ship and transport-related disputes, ship finance, corporate matters and marine insurance.
Contact: Paul Dean Tel: +44 20 7264 8000
Email: paul.dean@hfw.com

Space:
HFW provides advice and legal representation to the space industry and to its insurers and reinsurers on all matters arising out of product supply, launch, in-orbit and other risks. HFW understands the usual contracting principles and regulation of the industry and is experienced with ITAR. The firm has been chosen to advise on some of the largest insurance matters the industry has seen.
Contact: Nick Hughes Tel: +44 20 7264 8000
Email: nick.hughes@hfw.com

Superyachts:
HFW has in-depth technical and commercial knowledge of this specialist sector. Clients include builders, designers, owners, banks and financial institutions, charterers, brokers and insurers.
Contact: Jay Tooker Tel: +44 20 7264 8000
Email: jay.tooker@hfw.com

Travel, Cruise & Leisure:
The firm advises on shipping and travel law, regulatory compliance, company/commercial matters, dispute resolution, health and safety, crisis management, IT/IP and data protection. Clients include cruise companies, shipowning groups, P&I clubs, ship management companies and holiday companies.
Contact: Rory Gogarty Tel: +44 20 7264 8000
Email: rory.gogarty@hfw.com

Branches

  • Level 41,
  • Bourke Place,
  • 600 Bourke Street,
  • Melbourne,
  • Victoria
  • Australia
  • VIC 3000
  • Tel +61 3 8601 4500
  • Fax +61 3 8601 4555
  • Website : www.hfw.com
  • Level 19, Alluvion,
  • 58 Mounts Bay Road,
  • Perth,
  • Western Australia
  • Australia
  • WA 6000
  • Tel +61 (0)8 8422 4700
  • Fax +61 (0)8 9422 4777
  • Level 29,
  • 201 Elizabeth Street,
  • Sydney,
  • New South Wales
  • Australia
  • NSW 2000
  • Tel +61 2 9320 4600
  • Fax +61 2 9320 4666
  • Avenue Louise 326,
  • Blue Tower,
  • Brussels,
  • Brussels Capital Region
  • Belgium
  • B-1050
  • Tel +32 2 643 3400
  • Fax +32 2 643 3488
  • Av. Paulista, 1337 - 21°,
  • Andar - cj.211,
  • Bela Vista,
  • São Paulo - SP,
  • Sao Paulo
  • Brazil
  • CEP 01311-200
  • Tel +55 11 3179 2900
  • Fax +55 11 3179 2914
  • Room 901,
  • China Insurance Building,
  • 166 East Lu Jia Zui Road,
  • Pudong,
  • Shanghai,
  • China
  • 200120
  • Tel +86 21 2080 1000
  • Fax +86 21 2080 1177
  • 65 rue d'Anjou,
  • Paris,
  • France
  • 75008
  • Tel +33 1 4494 4050
  • Fax +33 1 4265 4625
  • 47 Avenue Gustave Flaubert,
  • Rouen,
  • Marne
  • France
  • 76000
  • Tel +33 2 3208 1860
  • Fax +33 2 3589 9054
  • 83 Akti Miaouli & Flessa Street,
  • 6th Floor,
  • Piraeus,
  • Attiki
  • Greece
  • 185 38
  • Tel +30 210 429 3978
  • Fax +30 210 429 3118
  • 15th Floor, Tower One,
  • Lippo Centre,
  • 89 Queensway,
  • Admiralty,
  • Hong Kong,
  • China
  • Tel +852 3983 7788
  • Fax +852 3983 7766
  • 3 Church Street,
  • #19-03,
  • Singapore,
  • Singapore Island
  • Singapore
  • 049483
  • Tel +65 6534 0195
  • Fax +65 6534 5864
  • 6th floor,
  • Cours de Rive 13-15,
  • Geneva,
  • Switzerland
  • CH-1204
  • Tel +41 22 322 4800
  • Fax +41 22 322 4888
  • Level 8, Barclays Building,
  • Emaar Square,
  • Aheikh Zayed Road,
  • PO Box 53934,
  • Dubai,
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Tel +971 4 423 0555
  • Fax +971 4 425 7941
  • Friary Court,
  • 65 Crutched Friars,
  • London,
  • Greater London
  • UK
  • EC3N 2AE
  • Tel +44 20 7264 8000
  • Fax +44 20 7264 8888
  • DX 1069 London City EC3