Justin is a founding partner of Hannaford Turner LLP. A transactional lawyer, he specialises in shipbuilding, conversion, refit and repair issues and ship sale and purchase, acting for shipowners, offshore contractors and shipyards. He is routinely involved with the negotiation, drafting and related contract management of shipbuilding and conversion contracts involving most vessel and unit types, including LNG carriers, naval vessels, ferries and superyachts, as well as contracts (including EPC and EPIC contracts) for offshore procurement projects involving rigs, FPSO units, accommodation platforms and other specialised vessels in the sector.
Justin contributed the chapter on the law in England and Wales to the annual Shipbuilding title from the Getting The Deal Through series published by Law Business Research for several years. He has also written widely on marine construction and refit topics, including for Lloyd’s List, Superyacht Business, Shipbuilding Industry and Maritime Risk International and has lectured on shipbuilding and refit/conversion contracting, ship sale and purchase law and recycling/scrapping matters. He recently served as a member of the BIMCO committee responsible for the drafting of a standard form contract for the supervision of vessel construction and was also involved with finalising the recent revision to BIMCO’s standard form bareboat charterparty.