HFW to boost market-leading shipping practice with Singapore partner hire

Law firm HFW has hired Singapore partner Christopher Metcalf for its Shipping Practice. Metcalf a dry shipping expert, will join HFW in September from Clyde & Co, subject to local regulatory approvals. 

HFW noted that the appointment continued HFW’s significant strengthening of its Singapore shipping practice, following the recent hire of renowned former shipbroker Chris Jones and the hire of ship finance partner Siri Wennevik in 2018. 

HFW also relocated admiralty and crisis management partner Toby Stephens and ship finance partner John Forrester from London to Singapore in 2017.