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: Wednesday 29 - Friday 31 May, 2013
Location: Athenaeum Intercontinental Hotel, Athens
Ince & Co partners Robin Parry, Vincent Xu, Stephen Jarvis along with senior associate Ronan Le Du are hosting a pre-conference workshop on 29 May. This one-day session, themed “Global finance for shipping today” will provide an opportunity to gain a broader and in-depth understanding of the issues relating to global financing market.
Date: Tuesday 11 - Wednesday 12 June, 2013
Location: The Hatton, London
Ince & Co partners Colin de la Rue and Christian Dwyer will be speaking at the seminar on “A review of current global regulatory issues” and “Oil spills from offshore activities”. Colin will also be participating in the industry focus session: The Erika judgment, where the panel will analyse the impact that the judgement may have on the maritime industry.
Date: Tuesday 25 - Thursday 27 June, 2013
Location: Bonhill House, London
Ince & Co partner Fionna Gavin is speaking during the spotlight session on “The Hague-Visby Rules in context: what are the types of carriage covered by the Rules?”. This session will look into the Rules and whether they apply to the contract of carriage, cargo, voyage or stage of the voyage; the application of the Rules by agreement and the most important aspects of the Rules.
Date: Thursday 27 June, 2013
Location: The President Wilson Hotel, Geneva
Ince & Co's international trade and ship finance partners will be speaking at the Marine Money Geneva Forum to be held on 27 June 2013, at The President Wilson Hotel, Geneva. Ince partners will be speaking about finance to the shipping industry and legal issues with Letters of Credit.