Haynes and Boone, LLP is an international law firm with offices in Texas, New York, California, Charlotte, Chicago, Denver, Washington, D.C., London, Mexico City and Shanghai, providing a full spectrum of legal services in technology, financial services, energy and private equity. With 575 lawyers, Haynes and Boone is ranked among the largest U.S.-based firms by The National Law Journal, The American Lawyer and The Lawyer. The firm boasts a team of commercial and dispute resolution lawyers that is internationally regarded for its deep industry knowledge in its core sectors.
Complementing the firm’s core strengths, the London office possesses global capabilities in the energy, shipping, financial services, corporate, international dispute resolution and project finance sectors, and is able to provide English law advice in global business transactions and dispute resolution for our clients on a worldwide basis.
The firm’s shipping practice includes significant experience in shipbuilding and ship conversion projects of all kinds. The Senior partner in London, Simon Curtis, is the author of the leading textbook on shipbuilding contract law, “The Law of Shipbuilding Contracts”, and the firm is continuously involved in a wide range of newbuilding projects and disputes. Its maritime clients cover the full spectrum of commercial shipping, including shipowners, charterers, classification bureaus, engineering consultants, private equity and other financial services companies, shipyards and insurers. For LNG projects, the office brings together project development, construction, transportation and gas supply experience on behalf of developers, suppliers and shippers. The shipping practice is ranked both in The Legal 500 UK 2019 and Chambers and Partners UK 2019.