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Gudmund Bernitz



Friary Court
65 Crutched Friars
London EC3N 2AE
United Kingdom

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Gudmund is a finance lawyer with specialist experience in shipping, offshore and export financings. He acts for a range of finance providers and borrowers/sponsors on a variety of matters including new financings, leasing transactions, restructurings, work outs and enforcements. He also advises a variety of corporates, particularly in the shipping and offshore sectors, on sale and purchase, charters, building contracts and other commercial matters.

He has spent time on a number of client secondments including to the export finance team of a major international bank, the legal team of a specialised international asset finance bank, a geophysical services company and a leading shipping company. He regularly lectures on shipping and ship finance and has contributed to a number of publications on the subject.

According to Legal 500 UK 2018 "Gudmund Bernitz provides ‘very clear and efficient advice’ for banks and borrowers in the shipping sector.". He is also recommended by Legal 500 UK 2019.

Gudmund contributed to the Sweden chapter of Getting the Deal Through Ship Finance 2020, which contains international insights into all areas of finance and vessel ownership affecting the international shipping industry. It is available to download by clicking here.

Gudmund is qualified as a Solicitor in England & Wales and as an Advokat in Sweden.

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The London office is the firm's largest, with over 250 lawyers.

It offers the full range of services that HFW provides globally, with partners from the London office working closely with all the other HFW offices, as well as in many jurisdictions around the world. HFW moved to its current premises in September 2008, having previously been in nearby Lloyds Avenue for almost 100 years.

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Getting the Deal Through Ship Finance 2020
(Sweden Chapter)

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