International law firm Ince & Co announced today the promotion of three lawyers to its partnership with effect from 1 May 2015. These promotions are supplemented by the lateral hire of a new partner who joined the Firm's London office in March.
The newly promoted partners are:
Khalid Hamed, Dubai Khalid has over 25 years' experience providing legal counsel in the Middle East for commercial organisations with national and international operations including banks, insurance, manufacturing, shipping and trading companies. He is actively involved in the handling of a wide variety of cases before all Courts of varying levels within the UAE. Khalid also advises corporate clients on a range of non-contentious matters subject to UAE law and practice in the region.
James Hickland, London James is focused on international commercial litigation and arbitration, and related advisory work. His practice covers contract and tort issues in all of the firm's main contentious practice areas, with particular focus on the shipping and aviation industries. Many of James's cases feature proceedings in multiple jurisdictions, often in relation to arrest or freezing of assets to secure or enforce claims brought in England.
David Richards, London David deals with all forms of shipping cases including charterparty/bill of lading disputes and casualty work. He has a particular focus on the Asian markets and travels regularly to Japan. The majority of David's work is in London arbitration and the Commercial Court. David also lectures on a variety of subjects in the areas of dry shipping and litigation generally.
These partner promotions are supplemented by the...