Paul Johnson

Managing Partner - Mercatis Law Europe LLP

Paul is a solicitor (qualified in England in 1990, Hong Kong in 1993 and Singapore in 2019 (RFL)). He has specialised in commodities, physical trading and shipping, commodity finance and commodity derivatives for his entire career. He was previously a partner at HFW, and was global head of Commodities Legal at BNP Paribas for 8 […]

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Justin Boyd

Managing Partner - Mercatis Law Asia LLP

Justin is the Managing Partner of the firm’s Singapore office, Mercatis Law Asia LLP. He has over 30 years’ legal and regulatory experience and expertise in the commodities sector. His transactional and advisory practice includes trading, origination, financing, derivatives, project development, structured products and corporate matters. He has held senior legal and regulatory risk positions at international banks, […]

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Nic Horsfield

Partner - Mercatis Law Asia LLP

Nic is a partner at Mercatis Law in Singapore. He has extensive experience in a wide range of transactional matters relating to the sale and purchase of energy, derivatives and commodities. He frequently works with trading houses, energy utilities and energy start-up companies across EME and APAC. Email   |   LinkedIn   |   […]

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Simon Jones

Partner- Mercatis Law Asia LLP

Simon advises on disputes, transactional and advisory matters in relation to the trading, transporting and financing of a wide range of physical commodities. He aims to provide practical, commercial and solution focused advice to his clients which include major mining companies, oil majors, commodity traders and investment banks.   Before joining Mercatis Law Simon spent fifteen […]

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Solicitors

Angus Macdonald

Solicitor

Angus Macdonald is a robust, hands-on finance lawyer, with extensive experience in the minerals and resources sectors.  Prior to joining Mercatis Law, he was General Counsel of Scipion Capital, a leading asset manager focussed on commodity trade finance across Africa, and, before that, General Counsel of global trade merchant Gerald Metals and the private mining […]

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Stephen Bird

Solicitor

Stephen is an energy lawyer with experience in all parts of the LNG, oil, gas, power and renewables value chain. He has worked for almost 20 years for major international energy and resources companies, advising on upstream exploration, project development, trading of energy commodities and marketing and supply of those commodities. He has particular expertise […]

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Nicholas Crossin

Solicitor

Nicholas is a versatile commercial lawyer. He has held senior positions at a commodities trading business, mainly advising on finance, restructuring and special situations projects. Prior to this, he was a partner in the banking department at Allen & Overy LLP, focusing on investment grade, leveraged and distressed lending, project finance and debt restructuring. Email […]

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Trainee Solicitors

Sofia Loshkareva

Trainee Solicitor

Sofia is a graduate in Law (high 2:1) from the University of Portsmouth who joined Mercatis Law in January 2018 whilst completing the final year of her LLB in law. In parallel with her degree she also completed the Law in Practice course, in which she achieved a 1st, and was awarded with a prize […]

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