Ince & Co promotes three new partners
Friday 01 May, 2009
International law firm Ince & Co promoted three new partners on 1 May. Their appointments have not only strengthened the firm’s partner teams in Hamburg, Hong Kong and London, but have also supplemented the firm’s capabilities in delivering legal advice in the energy & offshore, international trade and commodities, marine insurance and shipping sectors. The promotions bring the number of partners in the firm to 89.
The three new partners specialise in the following areas:
Simon Hems – dispute resolution including commercial litigation and arbitration, with a particular emphasis on energy and insurance. Simon represents some of the largest contractors in the oil and gas industry, particularly in technically complex construction disputes for both onshore and offshore projects all over the world (based in London).
Daniel Jones – English law shipping, trade and marine insurance lawyer. He represents clients in arbitrations and court proceedings and lectures on trade and insurance law (based in Hamburg).
Rory Macfarlane – general commercial litigation and all aspects of contentious shipping as well as general commercial litigation, mediations and arbitrations. He is qualified as a solicitor both in England & Wales and Hong Kong (based in Hong Kong).
Senior Partner, James Wilson, commented: ‘These additions to our partner team in key locations have enabled us to enhance our levels of client service. In these turbulent economic times, clients are particularly focused on quality; each of these individuals demonstrates the high level of knowledge and commitment that our clients expect. Their industry expertise, combined with an excellent grasp of commercial reality, enables them to play an important role in supporting our clients’ business.’
Date: Tuesday 28 - Wednesday 29 January, 2014
Location: Marriott Marquis Hotel, New York
Ince & Co partner Nilam Sharma is a panellist discussing “International D&O: What does “football” mean to you?”. The panel will discuss D&O trends outside of the USA and will cover the state of securities litigation in the three most active jurisdictions; Canada, Australia and Europe. This session will examine what is driving the litigation trends and the effect on the international D&O market.
Date: Tuesday 11 - Wednesday 12 February, 2014
Location: 15 Hatfields, London
Ince & Co partner Chris Kidd and senior associate Mark de la Haye will be speaking at the conference on “How is contractual liability addressed in the installation phase of your project?”. This session aims to provide delegates with an understanding of contract risk in terms of the application of liability, how to allocate risk in contract negotiations to ensure responsibility in the event of an accident, dealing with delay and disruption claims arising in the installation phase of the project and assessing how to best protect yourself against claims without resorting to blame shifting.
Date: Wednesday 26 February, 2014
Location: London Hilton Tower Bridge
Ince & Co partners Carol Searle and Ben Ogden will be hosting a pre-conference workshop on the “Legal aspects of export credit and PRI claims”. The workshop will provide delegates with the opportunity to gain an understanding of the legal background to export credit and political risk insurance claims including a discussion of product coverage and guidance on how to establish claims, negotiate disputes and enforce recoveries.
Date: Monday 10 - Wednesday 12 March, 2014
Location: The Hatton, London
Ince & Co partner Fionna Gavin will be speaking at the seminar on “The bill of lading as a contract of carriage”. The conference will provide delegates with an introduction to the Hague, Hague Visby, Hamburg and Rotterdam Rules. The sessions will also explore charterparty terms and what law and jurisdiction applies.