What others say about us
We are recognised as market leaders in the field of international commerce and our lawyers are commended for their practical approach to law and on their ability to provide tailor-made, pragmatic solutions for our clients.
By joining HFW as a Trainee, you will begin to develop your legal and communication skills in a pragmatic, solutions-orientated environment where innovation is truly key. Hear what others have to say about us:
Chambers 2017 UK "Their international coverage and ability to co-ordinate matters out of the London office touching various locations worldwide are big advantages."
Chambers 2017 UK "Client service is top-notch. They are always sure to understand the needed work product and then deliver on that. We get excellent commercial awareness of our needs at a reasonable price."
Chambers 2017 Latin America "The team is meticulous, it is capable of analysing technical issues and gathering the appropriate evidence to support a case."
Chambers 2017 – Asia Pacific, Singapore "Their service is excellent; they are incredibly commercial and responsive. If there are tight deadlines they can achieve them"
Chambers 2017 Asia Pacific, China "The team never fails to provide an accurate assessment on the degree of legal risk in a given situation, and in a timely manner. They have always been able to demonstrate sound judgement in planning and managing our matters."
Legal 500 Asia Pacific, Australia "The team understands the client's business and the challenges faced".
Legal 500 UK, London ‘At the top of the tree for shipping work’
Chambers 2016 Global, UAE "The standard and level of advice is consistently high."
Chambers 2016 Europe, UK "They do a massive range of litigation, and they have some fantastic cases."
Chambers 2016 Europe, France "Very high delivery of service. The lawyers have a strong involvement in the files and have a human touch."
Chambers 2016 UK "The lawyers are responsive, down to earth and commercially oriented. They give good practical advice and give it quickly."
Recent awards include:
Captive Review: Law Firm of the Year 2017
MENA Insurance: Insurance Law Firm of the Year 2017
Maritime Lawyer of the Year 2016 Lloyds List Global Awards 2016
Captive Review Onshore (Insurance) Law Firm of the Year 2016
Asia Legal Business Shipping Law Firm of the Year (Hong Kong; Singapore) 2016
Captive Review Onshore Law Firm of the Year 2016
China Law and Practice Shipping & Maritime Law Firm of the Year Henry Fung (Shipping & Transport, Hong Kong) and Richard Jowett (Insurance, Australia) Client Choice Award 2016
Commodities Business Awards Rewarding Excellence in Commodities Legal: 2014
European Women in Business Law Award Winner 2016 Vivienne Pitroff (Shipping & Maritime)
Global Arbitration Review Selected Firm 2016
Corporate Social Responsibility Award Lloyd's List Global Awards 2015 and Seatrade Maritime Awards
Middle East Insurance Review Law Firm of the Year 2nd Middle East Insurance Industry Awards 2015
World ECR Export Controls Law Firm of the Year Runner Up 2016