Global Head of Transport
Harry Theochari is a shipping and asset finance lawyer based in London, where he is Global head of Transport. He is experienced in international shipping finance and has wide experience of syndicated facilities, OECD and Export Credit based financings, structured financings, private equity and capital market transactions.
Harry is highly regarded in international shipping finance and has been involved in some of the most innovative ship finance structures of recent years, for both new building and second-hand vessels, oil rigs, platforms and other floating structures all over the world.
Harry has been named by Lloyd’s List as the most influential shipping lawyer in the world and by Tanker Shipping and Trade as one of the most influential people in the tanker industry. He is cited by Chambers Global 2015 as a leading individual for asset finance and for shipping finance and is noted for his “phenomenal relationships with various clients in the shipping industry including shipyards and banks” (Chambers UK 2015).
The sector is experiencing rapid and sweeping changes, driven largely by the development of new technology, new market entrants offering alternative modes of transport, and growing urban populations putting existing services under pressure..
May 19, 2017
Rapid urbanisation and population growth are putting huge demands on urban infrastructure and resource needs..
November 01, 2016
Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has been named ‘Transport Finance Law Firm of the Year 2017’, for the third consecutive year, at the annual Global Transport Finance Awards..
January 14, 2018
Harry Theochari comments on China’s commitment to the Belt and Road initiative and significant opportunities it brings for growing trade, investment and infrastructure links, particularly in China and Asia..
November 06, 2017