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Clyde & Co adds marine partner to Scottish practice
Global law firm Clyde & Co has appointed Stefanie Johnston as a Glasgow-based Partner in its global marine and insurance teams.
She joins from Keoghs where she helped establish its Scottish presence and started a dedicated UK wide marine practice as well as undertaking marine construction, regulatory and insurance work.
Ms Johnston is a dual-qualified commercial dispute lawyer and one of a handful in Scotland with expertise and experience in marine law. She specialises in both wet and dry shipping and transport with insurers, P&I clubs, ports, cargo interests, freight forwarders and logistics companies.
David Tait, Managing Partner at Clyde & Co in Scotland, commented: "This is a fantastic hire for us in Scotland as Stefanie’s expertise complements and builds on our strategic focus on our core sectors.”
Stefanie Johnston added: “Clyde & Co is the pre-eminent marine and insurance law firm in the world, which is why I'm so pleased to be joining the team. I am looking forward to building a strong marine presence in Scotland, working with the global practice and supporting our wider ambitions in Scotland.”
Ms Johnston, who will join Clyde & Co on 24 October, is a member of the British Ports Association, Ports Skills and Safety, London Maritime Arbitrators Association and Scottish Shipping Benevolent Association.