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Ince strengthens global shipping team with the hire of Clyde & Co Partner, Stuart McAlpine

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4 June 2020, London: International law firm Ince has today announced the appointment of Stuart McAlpine as Global Head of Marine Projects within the Marine team.

In his role as Global Head of Marine Projects and Finance, Stuart will focus on further strengthening Ince’s position within the marine sector and growing its legal services offering globally.

Stuart is a well known and highly respected figure in the shipping world with more than 30 years’ experience advising clients in London, Singapore and Paris. He is a highly experienced maritime lawyer, gaining significant expertise from working on complex, cross border transactions in the maritime and energy industries, in particular gas and LNG. Stuart’s experience has seen him being recognised as one of the top ten maritime lawyers of 2018 by Lloyd’s List.

He is the latest in a number of significant hires for Ince. In recent months, the company announced Julian Clark as Senior Partner, Mark Tantam as Global Head of Consulting, Alexander Janes as Head of EMEA.

Ince’s maritime division was also bolstered further earlier this year with the arrival of ten fee earners from specialist shipping law firm Bentleys, Stokes and Lowless who joined the team in London.

Commenting on the appointment, Adrian Biles, Chief Executive of The Ince Group said:

“Ince is committed to maintaining the best global shipping team in the market. Stuart is a hugely experienced and respected lawyer, who has dedicated decades of his life to the maritime and energy industries. His deep understanding and knowledge of these industries will be invaluable for Ince as we continue to develop and grow”

Speaking on his new role, Stuart McAlpine said:

“Ince’s hard fought reputation in the sector is renowned and demonstrates the high quality of its lawyers. I look forward to working as part of an industry leading team and utilising my experience to help the firm prosper.”

Stuart McAlpine

Stuart McAlpine Global Head of Marine Projects