Ian Cranston

Ince & Co opens a new office in Monaco
Monday 01 August, 2011

International law firm Ince & Co announces the opening of their new office in Monaco on 01 August 2011. The leading maritime law firm has been granted a licence to practise English law as Ince & Co Monaco SARL in matters relating to shipping and energy in the Principality.

The office provides proximity to many of the firm’s key shipping, international trade, offshore energy and yachting clients, enabling Ince’s Monaco team to deliver to them an unrivalled level of service. Partner Ian Cranston, who has advised clients in the region for over 20 years, will head up the office in Monaco. He is joined by an English qualified solicitor, Ruth Monahan, who trained with the firm in London.

James Wilson, senior partner of Ince & Co, said: “Our new Monaco office underlines our commitment to clients in the Principality. For many years we have advised them from our other offices in Europe and we are now responding to demands for a more immediate service.”

Ian Cranston, head of Ince's Monaco and Italy teams said: "I'm very pleased to be heading up the new Monaco office. We have been working on making this happen for a long time. Our clients will have the added benefit of our local presence and we can provide "on the doorstep" advice as and when required."

OSV Chartering Contract Management Middle East 2014

Date: Tuesday 29 - Wednesday 30 April, 2014
Location: The Pullman, Dubai

Ince & Co partner Rania Tadros will be chairing the two day course and speaking on “Early termination for cause”. Partner, Brian Boahene and solicitor’s Anna Fomina and Pavlo Samothrakis will be speaking at the course on “Choice of law and the implications on operations and disputes”, “Insurance issues and the allocation of risk” and “Supplytime 2005 Contract Form: Identifying the pitfalls and problem areas and exploring how best to manage them”.

BIMCO Annual Conference

Date: Tuesday 29 April, 2014
Location: The Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai

We are delighted to be sponsoring and participating in BIMCO’s annual conference, Perspectives in Shipping 2014 - Protecting and Developing Your Business, which takes place in Dubai on 29 April. The conference will focus on current issues impacting all shipowners, to help them to protect and develop their business.

Reinsurance Contract Wordings and Disputes

Date: Thursday 15 - Friday 16 May, 2014
Location: Hilton London Tower Bridge

London partner Carol Searle will be speaking on day one of the conference on “Choice of law clauses” , which will provide delegates with an understanding on the rules applicable to choice of law clauses and will cover the new Rome 1 Convention, incorporation of choice of law from insurance to reinsurance, the “floating” choice of law clauses and choice of law in arbitration. Partner Ben Ogden will be speaking on day two of the conference on “Dispute clauses” which will explore the options between court and arbitration, speed and cost, expert knowledge, third parties, enforcement, ADR clauses and the Arbitration Act 1996.

Sale & Purchase seminar

Date: Wednesday 11 - Friday 13 June, 2014
Location: Dexter House, London

Ince & Co partners Chris Kidd, Jonathan Elvey and Stephen Marais will be speaking at the seminar on “Arrangements for the provision of refund guarantees” and “The new role of leasing in shipping finance”. Jonathan Elvey will be hosting a workshop on “Negotiating a second-hand contract”.

OSV Chartering Contract Management London

Date: Thursday 19 - Friday 20 June, 2014
Location: One Drummond Gate, Victoria

Ince & Co solicitors will be speaking at the OSV Charterting Contract Management event. Partner Simon Hems and solicitor Anna Macdonald will be speaking on “Mexico and OSV chartering”. Senior associate Mark de la Haye will be speaking on “OSV chartering for offshore wind operations and maintenance”.

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