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HFW Again Named Hong Kong Maritime Firm Of The Year

Global, sector-focused law firm HFW has once again been named Maritime Firm of the Year at the ALB Hong Kong Law Awards.

The awards were judged by an independent panel of senior in-house counsel from across Asia.

HFW has now won the award three times in the past four years.

Christopher Chan, Head of Shipping, Hong Kong, HFW:

"We are very pleased to once again have the strength and breadth of our shipping practice in Hong Kong recognised by Asian Legal Business. We were one of the first international law firms in Hong Kong, and have been providing on-the-ground advice to clients across the shipping and maritime industry for more than 40 years."

HFW is widely recognised as the world's leading shipping and maritime law firm, and has been serving clients in the industry for almost 140 years.

The firm has more than 200 shipping lawyers and nine Master Mariners across its global network, specialising in dry shipping, admiralty and crisis management, and transactional work, and recently boosted its leading Middle East practice with the hire of top-ranked shipping and offshore marine partners Robert Lawrence and Ian Chung.

HFW has a team of more than 60 lawyers in Hong Kong, providing specialist advice on a wide range of contentious and transactional matters, including across HFW’s core sectors: aerospace, commodities, construction, energy, insurance, and shipping.

About HFW

HFW is a leading global law firm in the aerospace, commodities, construction, energy, insurance, and shipping sectors. The firm has more than 600 lawyers, including 185 partners, based in offices across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific. HFW prides itself on its deep industry expertise and its entrepreneurial, creative and collaborative culture.

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