Harry Theochari

Global Head of Transport
Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

Harry Theochari

Harry Theochari


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Harry Theochari is a shipping and asset finance lawyer based in London, where he is Global head of Transport.

Harry has wide experience of syndicated facilities, structured financings, private equity and capital market transactions. His main specialisation is international shipping finance and he has been involved with the financing of both new building and second-hand vessels and offshore assets all over the world. In recent years Harry's practice has focused on advising new investors such as private equity funds and hedge funds on their entry into the shipping industry. He has also been involved in the restructuring of a number of listed shipping companies.

Harry has been named by Lloyd's List as the most influential shipping lawyer in the world, has been recognised by Tanker Shipping & Trade as one of the 50 most influential people in the tanker industry and is cited by Chambers Global 2018 as a leading individual for shipping finance. He is currently the Chairman of Maritime UK and the Vice Chairman of Maritime London, and has been appointed a Visiting Professor by Tongji Shanghai University and sits on their Expert Committee and Institute for Urban Risk Management.

Professional experience

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  • Solicitor, qualified in England & Wales