ElizabethSloane
Solicitor

Elizabeth Sloane, FCIArb, FMIArb is a partner at Stephenson Harwood specialising in maritime and international trade and trade finance disputes across the Asia Pacific region. Originally from Melbourne, she practices English and Hong Kong law and has been based in Hong Kong since 2008. She works across the Hong Kong, Singapore, and other key Asian markets.

 

Elizabeth has experience in both the wet and dry sides of shipping, together with international trade and trade finance disputes.  She also has particular expertise in maritime related insolvencies, ship finance enforcement, arrest and injunctions, and judicial sale.  In recent times, she has acted for clients in a large number of trade finance disputes involving elements of insolvency, fraud and other wrongdoing.

 

Elizabeth is qualified as a lawyer in Hong Kong, England and Wales, and Australia.  She is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, a Fellow of the Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators and a Member of the Hong Kong Maritime Arbitration Group.

 

Elizabeth is ranked in Doyles Guide, 2021 and in Legal500 Asia Pacific 2021 with the following client testimonials:

 

"Elizabeth Sloane is a strong practitioner and we particularly appreciate her ability to reality check junior staff while at the same time providing pragmatic advice."

 

"Elizabeth Sloane has substantial experience in shipping (wet and dry), trade, fraud, and insolvency matters, which gives Elizabeth a broad context when seeking her advice. She is very responsive and understands what in-house counsel needs."

 

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CONTACT
Tel: +852 3166 6926 

Email: elizabeth.sloane@shlegal.com 

Nationality: Australian 

Country of Residence: Hong Kong 

Language(s): English 
MAIN PRACTICE AREAS
  • CHARTERPARTIES
  • COLLISIONS
  • SHIP BUILD & REPAIR
  • SHIP SALE & PURCHASE
  • CARGO LOSS & DAMAGE
  • PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS
    President, Women's International Shipping and Trading Association, Hong Kong Chapter

     

     

     

    ADMISSIONS
  • AUSTRALIA
  • ENGLAND AND WALES
  • HONG KONG SAR
  • EDUCATION

    Bachelor of Laws (University of Melbourne)

    Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) (University of Melbourne)

    Master of Laws (Commercial Law) (Monash University)

    DIRECTORY LISTINGS

    Legal500 Asia Pacific, Next Generation Partner

    Doyles Guide, Leading Shipping and Admiralty Lawyers