HFW hires former shipbroker as consultant

Marine-sector focused law firm HFW has hired veteran shipbroker Christopher Jones as a consultant . He joined the firm on August 1st in the HFW Singapore office shipping practice.

HFW now has a specialist shipping team of 10 lawyers in Singapore, including three Partners and two Master Mariners, and additional lawyers whose practices encompass shipping.

Toby Stephens, Singapore Head of Shipping and APAC Head of Admiralty and Crisis Management, HFW, said that “Based in Singapore since 1982, Chris has a wealth of experience in the shipping industry and Asia. He is one of the leading figures in the Singapore shipping community. Our Singapore office handles, on average, 200-250 ship closings a year; Chris’s experience will further strengthen our dedicated offering in this space.” Remove,_