Maritime and trade partner Andrew Chan set to retire from Ince & Co

Ince & Co partner Andrew Chan, who has advised maritime and trade clients throughout a career spanning more than 30 years, is retiring from the firm. He hands over the role of head of the Hong Kong office to business and finance partner David Beaves.

During his seven years as head of the office, Chan has established and developed an eight-partner team that is commended by clients as ‘uniformly excellent’.

Beaves, a senior partner in the Hong Kong team, is a notary public who sits on the Board of Notaries in Hong Kong and has worked in Asia for more than 30 years. He is recognised for his expertise in asset and ship finance, contractual lending and restructuring arrangements. Highly regarded as a public speaker, he chairs a number of the firm’s market-leading events in Asia.