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Elinor is a transactional lawyer acting for shipowners, operators, shipyards and designers across the cruise, commercial shipping, yachts and business jets, LNG and offshore sectors.
Elinor advises on all types of commercial shipping contracts including second-hand sale and purchase, shipbuilding contracts, EPC and EPCI contracts, ship recycling, ship registration, charterparties, pooling agreements, management agreements, seismic-related contracts, shares sale and purchase and joint venture agreements as well as on ship and aviation finance, leasing, seller's credits and other forms of capital raising. She also advises on contracts for the design, construction, purchase and operation of yachts and business jets.
Elinor is part of the firm's LNG group, which has been responsible for drafting some of the first long-term LNG vessel charters and has over the years built up extensive experience of LNG time charters and related agreements, including joint venture arrangements, for some of the major LNG projects around the world. The group deals with all modern LNG time voyage and other specific charters, gas supply / offtake and LNG sale and purchase agreements, financing agreements, insurance issues, FLNG and the construction and operation of LNG ports and terminals.
Elinor has been advising on piracy related contracts since 2009, including contracts for the provision of private security services and she sits on BIMCO's drafting sub-committee for GUARDCON.
Elinor lectures on commercial shipping matters, and in particular on shipbuilding and offshore construction topics, security in shipping and yachting, LNG charters and related insurance issues.
Elinor is recommended by Legal 500 UK and Chambers directories. She leads the firm's travel and leisure group and is co-chair of the International Bar Association's Maritime and Land Transport Law Committee. She has been with HFW since 1994.
Elinor is qualified in England and Wales.