Ince & Co’s four new partners - all trained with the firm
Wednesday 31 March, 2010
International law firm Ince & Co announced today the promotion of four solicitors to the partnership effective 1 May 2010, increasing the number of partners from 86 to 90.
The new partners are:
- Jeremy Biggs (London)
- Brian Boahene (Dubai)
- Fionna Gavin (London)
- John Simpson (Singapore)
The four new partners advise in the following areas:
Jeremy Biggs – Jeremy specialises in dispute resolution with a particular focus on shipping litigation, as well as international trade and insurance & reinsurance. He has experience handling high value claims in court and arbitration proceedings, both in London and abroad (based in London).
Brian Boahene – Brian’s practice covers the breadth of the firm’s contentious and non-contentious areas. He acts in all aspects of commercial litigation and arbitration for clients with interests in shipping, aviation, energy, insurance and construction. On non-contentious matters he advises on company establishment, share sale and purchase agreements, joint ventures, insurance issues and real estate transactions (based in Dubai).
Fionna Gavin – Fionna specalises in shipping and insurance dispute resolution both in the High Court and arbitration. She has been heavily involved in the recovery aspects of a number of major shipping casualties and regularly advises on jurisdiction and limitation issues. She has spent time on secondment with a large international insurer and a P&I Club (based in London).
John Simpson - John specialises in dispute resolution in the fields of shipping and international trade. He has extensive experience in London High Court proceedings and arbitrations in London and Singapore. He regularly advises on shipping derivatives, having been involved in a large number of high value disputes in this area (based in Singapore).
Ince & Co Senior Partner, James Wilson, commented: “We are delighted to announce the appointment of four of our solicitors to the partnership. All four trained with the firm so they are steeped in the Ince tradition of providing prompt and commercially realistic advice. Each has demonstrated a high level of industry knowledge, legal expertise and commitment throughout his or her career with the firm. These appointments also reflect our continuing development of the firm’s key areas of business and the international network.”
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