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HFW wins Maritime Law Award at Seatrade Maritime Awards Asia 2019

Global, sector-focused law firm HFW has been named the Maritime Law Award winner at the Seatrade Maritime Awards Asia 2019 – one of the region's most prestigious industry awards.

Hong Kong Head of Shipping Christopher Chan, joined by fellow Hong Kong Shipping Partner Angie Lo, collected the award at the ceremony in Hong Kong on Friday, 28 June.

Chris said: "Thank you to everyone in our Shipping practice across the region for all their hard work in contributing to our ongoing reputation as market-leaders in maritime law. Wining this Asia-wide award truly shows the breadth and excellence of our work in the region."

Singapore Head of Shipping and APAC Head of Admiralty and Crisis Management Toby Stephens says: "I echo Chris's comments. I would also like to thank our valued clients, who are at the heart of everything we do. We will continue to build on our success to further enhance our offering in the years to come."

HFW was also recently named Shipping Law Firm of the Year at the China Business Law Awards and we are Band 1-ranked by Chambers Global Guide 2019 for Shipping Litigation globally and Band 2 for Shipping Finance globally .

About HFW

HFW is a leading global law firm in the shipping, aerospace, commodities, construction, energy and insurance sectors. The firm has more than 600 fee‑earners, including 180 partners, based in offices across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia. HFW prides itself on its deep industry expertise and its entrepreneurial, creative and collaborative culture.

For further information, please contact:

Christopher Chan
Partner, Hong Kong
T +852 3983 7638

Toby Stephens
Partner, Singapore
T +65 6411 5379

Nick Poynder
Partner, Shanghai
T +86 21 2080 1001

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