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Legal 500, 2021


James Foley-Comer promoted to partner

January 8 2021

MFB is very pleased to announce the promotion to partner of James Foley- Comer, with effect from the 1 January 2021.

James specialises in yacht, superyacht and commercial shipping transactional work. His practice concentrates on representing major international shipowners, high net-worth individuals, brokers, managers, banks, and other financial institutions on a variety of complex cross-border projects and financing arrangements. James has extensive experience advising on syndicated and bilateral debt financings and refinancings, sale and purchases, sale and leasebacks, Japanese operating leases structures with call options (JOLCOs), construction contracts, registrations and ownership structuring across the yachting and commercial shipping sectors.

He is recognised for his ability to deliver clear and pragmatic advice in each of these areas of expertise. James is also highly valued by his clients for his dedication and approachability, his pro-active and commercial approach and his ability to execute transactions smoothly and efficiently. A recent Legal 500 testimonial identified James as being ”very commercial and able to explain risks and consequences in a way which is easy to understand.”.

James was recently named as a “Rising Star in Shipping” in The Legal 500 Rankings 2020/21 and is also a recommended lawyer.

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