Founded in 1870, Ince & Co is an international commercial law firm with offices in Dubai, Hamburg, Hong Kong, Le Havre, London, Monaco, Paris, Piraeus, Shanghai and Singapore. Ince & Co’s international network is led from the offices in London. The company has seven core business areas - aviation, business & finance, commercial disputes, energy & offshore, insurance & reinsurance, international trade and shipping. With clients range from major international corporations to smaller companies, sole traders and private individuals, Ince practices English, French, German, Greek, Hong Kong and PRC law.
The shipping lawyers deal with the full range of legal issues affecting those involved in the shipping industry, advising on – among other things - charterparties, shipbuilding and cargo claims. They have expertise in the carriage of almost every type of cargo and associated problems and have acted on a number of high-profile piracy cases. The Admiralty lawyers, many of whom are ex-mariners, assist in virtually every major maritime casualty worldwide, responding to ship fires, sinking, groundings, collisions and pollution incidents. And the ship finance lawyers represent owners and lenders, acting in all aspects of asset financing for the shipping and offshore industries around the world, including ship sale and purchase, syndicated financing, refinancing, work-outs and related advisory work.
Ince & Co has been named as one of the Best Legal Employers by Legal Week several times. In order to qualify for the quality mark, law firms must perform strongly in Legal Week's flagship Employee Satisfaction Report and agree to work with Legal Week's research arm, Legal Week Intelligence, to ensure they make full use of the research in order to continue to improve their employee satisfaction levels.
There are also various opportunities to work as qualified lawyers in London and other international offices and the vacancies are advertised from time to time. The areas of expertise in Shipping are given below: