William Chetwood


William advises regularly on a wide range of matters.

On the non-contentious side he advises owners and other interests on such matters as the purchase of new and second-hand vessels and yachts, construction issues, finance and FFA and ISDA contracts. 

He also has a wide ranging litigation practice including advising clients on resolving disputes arising out of charterparties, MOAs, new building contracts, insurance issues and sale of goods disputes.

  • Advising buyers and sellers of commercial vessels and yachts and associated finance transactions
  • Advising and negotiating in relation to shipbuilding contracts and refund guarantees
  • Advising on wide range of yacht/superyacht contracts
  • Worldwide arrest of vessels and other assets to secure claims
  • Cargo claim defence
  • Numerous charterparty and bills of lading disputes
  • LMAA/LCIA arbitration, High Court and mediation
  • Joined Bentleys 1987
  • Partner 1988

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Bentleys, Stokes and Lowless, International House, 1 St Katharine's Way, London E1W 1YL - Tel: +44 (0)20 7782 0990

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