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Jessica Taylor

Senior Associate


Friary Court
65 Crutched Friars
London EC3N 2AE
United Kingdom

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Jessica is a Senior Associate in the Shipping Team. She has been with HFW since 2010, joining after several years with another international marine law firm.

Jessica specialises in the transactional side of commercial shipping and yachting, advising owners, shipyards, financial institutions, brokerage houses, and designers on all aspects of the construction, refit, sale and purchase, design, management, crewing and chartering of ships and large yachts.

She also has experience of drafting and negotiating a variety of contracts for the shipping sector, including BIMCO forms and other standard contracts, as well as experience of contracts related to the seismic industry such as seismic acquisition contracts, cooperation agreements with governmental agencies/ NOCs, seismic product repair and leasing agreements, etc.

In 2014 she undertook a four month placement at an international oilfield services company, gaining contractual experience in the acquisition of seismic data, including acquisition agreements with governmental agencies and NOCs, joint ventures with third parties and licensing of acquired data.

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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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