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HFW Partner Paul Dean Named Among Most Influential People In Shipping

HFW's Global Head of Shipping Paul Dean has been named by Lloyd's List as one of the 100 most influential people in the maritime industry and one of the market’s top 10 lawyers.

Lloyd’s List said the list represents "the very best legal minds across maritime law".

Paul specialises in offshore and marine, focusing mainly on charterparties, bills of lading, shipbuilding, rig disputes, collisions, fire and explosion, salvage, general average, groundings, total loss, towage, seismic and limitation.

He was recently part of shipping association BIMCO's drafting sub-committees for its industry standard offshore decommissioning contract "DISMANTLECON" and for its clauses relating to the IMO 2020 sulphur emission rules.

You can see the full Lloyd’s List Top 10  here.

HFW is widely recognised as the world's leading shipping and maritime law firm and has been serving clients in the industry for more than 135 years. The firm has over 200 shipping lawyers and Master Mariners across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Asia-Pacific, specialising in dry shipping, admiralty and crisis management, and transactional work. It represents the full spectrum of those involved in the industry, including shipowners and charterers, P&I Clubs, banks, international agencies, shipyards, marine insurance underwriters, governments and brokers.

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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Chris Johnson
Head of Communications
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E chris.johnson@hfw.com

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