Keystone Law is delighted to announce that it has expanded its shipping team to 16 partner level lawyers with the appointment of Richard Johnson-Brown from international firm Watson Farley & Williams.

Based in Greece since 2010, Richard is an experienced litigator, specialising in shipping disputes, including shipbuilding, ship sale, charterparty and bill of lading disputes as well as collisions, groundings and general average disputes.

He acts for shipowners, shipyards, charterers, P&I clubs, H&M underwriters and cargo interests.

Founder and CEO of Keystone Law, James Knight, commented:

“Our marine team has grown substantially over the past year with lawyers based in the key shipping locations throughout the world.  Richard’s arrival further strengthens our presence in Greece and I am delighted to welcome him to the firm”

Richard added:

“Keystone has an excellent reputation in the shipping market using technology and modern working practices to help lawyers work more effectively. The Keystone model is ideally suited to the developing needs of the shipping industry as its innovative structure allows us to concentrate on giving our clients the service they want in the ways that they want it”.