Jennifer Greengrass is an experienced senior associate, specialising in international and local shipping, trade and commodity finance.

Within the shipping sector, Jennifer advises shipping companies, financiers and shipyards on ship finance transactions, sale and purchase agreements, and build contracts.

Within the commodity and trade sector, Jennifer advises banks, other financiers and corporates on finance structures and specialist products.

Jennifer is based in London and has previously undertaken secondments in our Dubai office and in Athens.

Jennifer is a published author of legal articles in iLaw, Mondaq and other industry publications, as well as being a committee member of the ICC Young Professionals Committee.

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  • Advising a liquefied natural gas maritime transportation company on a US$1.5 billion sale and leaseback financing.
  • Advising a London investment bank on its US$6 million financing of a bulk carrier.
  • Advising a cruise expedition specialist in respect of a US$20 million financing and subsequent US$40 million sale and purchase.
  • Advising a large European dry bulk shipowner and ship operator in respect of a US$200 million loan restructuring.
  • Advising a large Chinese bank regarding a US$120 million limited recourse prepayment facility for the purchase of petroleum products.
  • Advising an international industrial and metals business regarding a US$25 million secured term loan financing and a US$20 million uncommitted revolving stock finance facility.
  • Carrying out a 12-month remote secondment with a large French international bank.


  • University of Sheffield, LL.B., Law, 2009


  • Solicitors Regulation Authority, United Kingdom, 2014

Memberships & Affiliations

  • International Chamber of Commerce, Steering Committee Member
  • Royal Yachting Association, Day Skipper


  • English
  • French
  • Certified in Prince II Project Management

  • Co-author, “Policing the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement and the UK’s Territorial Waters”, Market Insight, 20 May 2021.
  • Author, “LIBOR Transition – What’s New?” Market Insight, 11 May 2021.
  • Author, “The Replacement of LIBOR By The End of December 2021: Considering Loan Agreements, Swaps And Derivative Contracts”, Market Insight, 26 March 2021.
  • Co-author, “What to Expect from the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement in the Future”, Market Insight, 4 March 2021.
  • Co-author, “Serving Two Masters – The Implications of Onshoring the Credit Requirement Regulation Provisions Post-Brexit”, Market Insight, 16 February 2021.
  • Author, “Attempt To Avoid Personal Guarantees For Ship Finance Loans Fails”, Market Insight, 10 January 2020.
  • Author, “BARECON 89 Form – Maintaining Class Certificates: Condition Or Innominate Term? Why It Matters”, Market Insight, 10 January 2020.
  • Author, “‘UNITED TENORIO’ – Court Rules In Favour Of Crew Managers In Crew Pay Dispute Following Ship Sale”, Market Insight, 13 July 2018.
  • Author, “Court Finds ‘Personal Guarantee’ In Charterparty Dispute Is An ‘On Demand Bond’”, Market Insight, 9 March 2018.

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