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About Gudmund

Gudmund is a finance lawyer with specialist experience in shipping, offshore and export financings. He acts for a range of finance providers and borrowers/sponsors on a variety of matters including new financings, leasing transactions, restructurings, work outs and enforcements. He also advises a variety of corporates, particularly in the shipping and offshore sectors, on sale and purchase, charters, building contracts and other commercial matters.

He has spent time on a number of client secondments including to the export finance team of a major international bank, the legal team of a specialised international asset finance bank, a geophysical services company and a leading shipping company. He regularly lectures on shipping and ship finance and has contributed to a number of publications on the subject.

Gudmund is identified as a notable practitioner in Chambers UK 2023 and highlighted for his ship finance expertise. Clients say that “He’s an excellent shipping lawyer. He’s very experienced and a pleasure to work with.” and “He always delivers the assistance we need with quality and speed.” Chambers 2023, and that “Gudmund Bernitz always delivers high-quality advice.” Legal 500 2023.

Gudmund has contributed to various publications including to the Sweden chapter of Getting the Deal Through Ship Finance 2023, which contains international insights into all areas of finance and vessel ownership affecting the international shipping industry. It is available to download by clicking here.

Gudmund is qualified as a Solicitor in England & Wales and as an Advokat in Sweden.