Dan Tindall advises clients on a wide range of transactional matters in the shipping and related energy areas. He has particular expertise in the negotiation of structured finance and leasing transactions in the shipping industry, largely for owners, but also for banks and for charterers, as well as of shipbuilding contracts both on behalf of shipbuilders and of buyers, and covering all the principal vessel types, extending to mega yachts, where he has negotiated contracts for a considerable proportion of the largest yachts built over the last 15 years.
Dan graduated from the London School of Economics, qualified as a solicitor in 1980 and spent 25 years with Holman Fenwick & Willan (20 of those years as a partner) before in 2007 becoming managing director of a shipowning company based in Athens and specialising in container vessels. He joined Clyde & Co in 2010. He is a trustee of the Sir John Fisher Foundation, a charitable foundation focussing, amongst other areas, on maritime causes.
- Re-Structuring of series of 15 Newbuilding contracts in Korea/China and their associated senior and junior financing arrangements with differing Lender groups and long term bareboat charters
- Negotiation of Shipbuilding Contracts for various series of vessels including Container Ships, Tankers, LNG Carriers, Bulk Carriers, PCTC Vessels
- Negotiation of numerous Megayacht Contracts
- Negotiation of acquisition of minority interest in prominent shipbroking firm
- Drafting and negotiation of IPO, Loan and Contract documentation for a tanker IPO
- Drafting and negotiation of re-sales of series of Newbuilding contracts
- Negotiation of a settlement agreement for a defaulting ship-owner with his Lenders
- Enforcement for a bank of security over a tanker fleet