Richard Henderson


Richard Henderson has more than 25 years of experience advising banks, shipowners and investors on ship financing, shipbuilding contracts, the sale and purchase of ships and shipping related companies, and the restruc­turing of finan­cings. He has also exten­sively advised clients on other shipping related contracts such as LNG project tenders, offshore industry contracts, joint ventures and pool agreements.

Richard Henderson is the author of a post-graduate course in ship finance at the Lloyds Maritime Academy in conjunction with the World Maritime University, where he is also an occasional lecturer. He has also written and presented a post-graduate diploma course for Shanghai Maritime University and was also one of the original authors of Euromoney’s book on Shipping Finance.

Law degree from King's College, London (UK)
Admitted as Solicitor in England
1987 - 1996
Worked for Slaughter and May and Stephenson Harwood in London and Hong Kong
1990 - 1991
one year in Copen­hagen and Oslo, for a Danish and a Norwegian law firm
1997 - 2000
Worked for Watson, Farley & Williams, London
2000 - 2011
Partner at Watson, Farley & Williams
since 2011
Partner at EHLERMANN RINDFLEISCH GADOW; estab­lishment of the London office of the firm

1991 and 1995

The financing of second-hand ships
Shipping Finance, Euromoney Books, 1st edition, 1991 and 2nd edition, 1995