Shipping expert joins Maples

Jonathan Silver

Jonathan Silver joined Maples Group’s law firm in Hong Kong as a partner, bringing with him nearly 20 years’ experience in the fields of shipping, and banking and finance. He previously led the shipping group at Norton Rose Fulbright for the North Asia region.

Silver will lead the group’s Asia shipping team, providing British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands and Marshall Islands legal advice. His experience covers shipping finance and other shipping matters including loans, leasing, private equity, sale and purchase, building contracts, charter parties, guarantees, joint ventures, pooling and management. He also has experience advising on general banking and financial transactions such as unsecured lending, working capital loans, and structured trade and commodity finance.