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, equipment suppliers 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 ferries, superyachts, container vessels and LNG carriers, as well as contracts (including EPC and EPIC contracts) for offshore procurement projects involving FPSOs, MODUs, PSVs and other specialised vessels. He has a particular focus on the ferry sector.
Justin has written widely on marine construction and refit topics, including for Law Business Research’s Private Wealth and Private Client Review and for its annual Shipbuilding title from its Getting The Deal Through series, as well as for Lloyd’s List, Superyacht Business, Shipbuilding Industry and Maritime Risk International. He has lectured on shipbuilding and refit/conversion contracting, ship sale and purchase law and recycling/scrapping matters and has worked with BIMCO, serving as a member of its drafting sub-committee for the “Superman” standard form contract for the supervision of vessel construction and in finalising the recent revision to the “Barecon” standard form bareboat charterparty.