Richard Howley is a banking lawyer specialising in international ship finance based in London. He has a broad range of experience in bilateral and syndicated debt facilities and structured financings, including the project and lease financing of LNG carriers, and the negotiation of shipbuilding and other transport contracts. Richard has been involved with the financing of both second-hand and new-building vessels, acting for shipowners, banks and lessors worldwide. Recent experience includes acting for the lead arrangers in a US$460 million facility regarding the construction of a number of LNG carriers.
Richard joined the London practice in 1992, qualified in 1994 and became a partner in 2004.