Our Team

Justin Boyd

Managing Partner - Mercatis Law Asia LLP

Justin is the Managing Partner and Co-founder of the firm’s Singapore office, Mercatis Law Asia LLP. He has over 30 years’ legal and regulatory experience and expertise principally in the commodities sector. His transactional and advisory practice includes trading, origination, financing, capital raising, derivatives, project development, structured products, joint ventures and all corporate matters.  He […]

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Paul Johnson

Managing Partner - Mercatis Law Europe LLP

Paul is a solicitor (qualified in England in 1990 and Hong Kong in 1993, registered as a foreign lawyer in Singapore). 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 […]

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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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Sofia Loshkareva


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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