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Joanne Waters

Senior Associate

Hong Kong

15th Floor, Tower One
Lippo Centre
89 Queensway, Admiralty
Hong Kong SAR

Office Telephone: +852 3983 7788
Office Fax: +852 3983 7766

Direct Dial (Hong Kong): +852 3983 7767

Mobile: +852 5186 3464
Fax: +852 3983 7766

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Joanne works within the Shipping Group and specialises in commercial dispute resolution.

Joanne acts for international clients including ship owners, operators, managers, insurers, traders and freight forwarders, to resolve contractual and non-contractual disputes that have arisen from all aspects of maritime operations. Joanne also advises these businesses on risk-management, by ensuring their contracts and compliance policies are robust, up to date and fit for purpose.

She also deals with general commercial litigation such as defaults under international sale contracts, debt recovery, fraud and international insolvencies.

Joanne is experienced in guiding clients through proceedings before the English and Hong Kong courts and has helped clients succeed in their claims in LMAA, HKIAC, ICC, SIAC, SCMA and SMA arbitrations.

Joanne has spent time on secondment, including for four months to the Japan P&I Club in Tokyo where she acted as in-house counsel.

We are working with clients across our international network to help them minimise the impact of COVID-19 on their business and to prepare for what's next. To find out more, visit our dedicated Covid-19 hub.

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HFW was one of the first international law firms to open an office in Hong Kong, and we have now been serving clients in the region for over 40 years.

We have a team of more than 70 lawyers 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.

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