HFW to launch Monaco office with new team
The law firm HFW is opening an office in Monaco with the hire of a team to be led by partners Ian Cranston, Andrew Charlier and Marco Crusafio.
The team, which will also include legal directors Ian Fisher and Ruth Monahan, associate George Kaye and trainee legal executive Laura Pike, specialises in shipping, yachts, business aviation, international trade, commodities, energy and insurance.
Paul Dean, head of shipping, HFW: "We're thrilled to be able to welcome Cranston, Charlier, Crusafio and the team to HFW. We've been interested in the Monaco market for quite some time, but we were only ever going to make a move if we could bring them on board." The Monaco team are ranked in the top tier by legal directories The Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners. (mw)