HFW wins the i-Law Maritime Lawyer of the Year Lloyd’s List Middle East and Indian Subcontinent Awards 2016
The Lloyd’s List Awards series recognises the industry’s successes, setting a benchmark for excellence while rewarding innovative ideas and concepts that have pushed the boundaries of what is possible.
HFW merges with US firm Legge Farrow in major strategic drive into US energy and marine markets
On 3 January 2017 international law firm Holman Fenwick Willan (HFW) will be merging with leading US energy and marine firm Legge, Farrow, Kimmitt, McGrath & Brown LLP, based in Houston, Texas. The merger is a major strategic development for both firms, bringing significant benefit to their clients.
Financing the future: looking ahead in commodity trade finance
HFW have partnered with Global Trade Review (GTR) to produce an industry-wide trade finance report which was launched at the Global Commodity Trade Finance Conference in Lugano, Switzerland on 25 October.
Indonesia: what’s new? Indonesia extends the timeline for foreign vessels to operate in its waters
The application of Indonesia’s cabotage law has been put under the spotlight since it was first implemented in 2008. Being the world’s largest archipelago nation, the Indonesian government has been trying to empower the national shipping industry.
HFW awarded indemnity costs against Scottish authorities in Rangers case
Administrative Court rules that the actions of Crown Office and Police Scotland in obtaining and executing a search warrant at HFW's London offices in December 2015 were "an abuse of state power". The Rangers FC investigators must now pay costs of injunctive and judicial review proceedings pursued by HFW on the indemnity basis.
HFW win Maritime Lawyer of the Year at the Lloyd's List Global Awards 2016
Holman Fenwick Willan won the Maritime Lawyer of the Year 2016 at the Lloyd's List Global Awards, held at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich on 28 September. The awards were attended by 450 industry professionals and were hosted by Fiona Bruce.