David is Ince Gordon Dadds Global Head of Ship Finance. He joined the firm as a partner after 19 years with another law firm, working in London, Singapore and Greece.
"GROUP HEAD DAVID BAKER IS HIGHLY VALUED FOR HIS DILIGENT AND THOUGHTFUL APPROACH, AND HIS COMMERCIAL VIEWPOINT ON TRANSACTIONS. "HE'S ALL ABOUT FINDING THE RIGHT SOLUTION AND SOLVING THINGS QUICKLY""
CHAMBERS & PARTNERS
"...DAVID BAKER ACTS WITH A ‘HIGH LEVEL OF INTEGRITY’ AND IS ‘VERY KNOWLEDGEABLE, HONEST, METICULOUS, FAIR, AND FULL OF TENACITY AND PATIENCE’."
Business & Finance
David acts for many of the leading international banks active in ship finance and for numerous shipowners on all aspects of financing, among others, ships, rigs and FPSOs.
David has lectured widely on asset finance topics and is recommended in Legal 500 and Chambers Legal Directory:
"CLIENTS SAY: 'DAVID IS KNOWLEDGEABLE, DIRECT AND ACCESSIBLE - HE HAS A NO-FUSS APPROACH AND IS ABLE TO EXPLAIN COMPLEX THINGS IN LAYMAN'S TERMS'."
CHAMBERS AND PARTNERS
David acts for owners and operators in relation to sale and purchase transactions in respect of ships and other assets.
"DAVID IS PRAISED BY CLIENTS FOR HIS COMMERCIAL KNOWLEDGE AND TECHNICAL EXPERTISE. HE REGULARLY ADVISES ON THE FINANCING OF MULTIPLE VESSEL PORTFOLIOS. CLIENTS SAY: 'HE CAN ALWAYS GET TO A COMMERCIAL SOLUTION AND HE KNOWS THE SHIPPING INDUSTRY EXTREMELY WELL'”.
Leading international banks and shipowners on ship finance transactions.