Haynes and Boone CDG, LLP is an international commercial law firm providing a full spectrum of legal services, with particular experience in London serving the energy, shipping, financial services and corporate sectors. The firm boasts a team of commercial and dispute resolution lawyers that is internationally regarded for its deep industry knowledge in its core sectors.
Haynes and Boone CDG is the product of a 2016 merger between US-based Haynes and Boone, LLP and London-based Curtis Davis Garrard (CDG). Haynes and Boone is one of The American Lawyer top 100 firms, with more than 600 lawyers and 15 offices, spanning Texas, New York, California, Chicago, Denver, Washington, DC, London, Mexico City and Shanghai.
Haynes and Boone CDG’s shipping practice includes significant experience in the provision of legal advice in relation to shipbuilding and ship conversion projects of all kinds. Senior partner 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 in The Legal 500 UK 2017 and Chambers and Partners UK 2018.