Global Head of Transport
Harry Theochari is a shipping and asset finance lawyer based in London, where he is Global head of Transport.
Harry has wide experience of syndicated facilities, structured financings, private equity and capital market transactions. His main specialisation is international shipping finance and he has been involved with the financing of both new building and second-hand vessels and offshore assets all over the world. In recent years Harry's practice has focused on advising new investors such as private equity funds and hedge funds on their entry into the shipping industry. He has also been involved in the restructuring of a number of listed shipping companies.
Harry has been named by Lloyd's List as the most influential shipping lawyer in the world, has been recognised by Tanker Shipping & Trade as one of the 50 most influential people in the tanker industry and is cited by Chambers Global 2018 as a leading individual for shipping finance. He is currently the Vice Chairman of Maritime London and was recently appointed a Visiting Professor by Tongji Shanghai University and sits on their Expert Committee and Institute for Urban Risk Management.
The shipping industry is evolving rapidly and the London marine insurance market is changing to reflect that. The Government, the insurance industry and the InsurTech world are all playing their part. .
June 13, 2018
The sector is experiencing rapid and sweeping changes, driven largely by the development of new technology, new market entrants offering alternative modes of transport, and growing urban populations putting existing services under pressure..
May 19, 2017
Hanjin Shipping Co, one of the world's largest cargo shipping companies....
September 16, 2016
Harry Theochari, global head of transport at Norton Rose Fulbright, has been appointed chair of Maritime UK..
November 01, 2018
Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has advised Gener8 Maritime Inc on its merger with Euronav NV. Gener8 will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Euronav..
June 15, 2018