Ince & Co names Stuart Shepherd as global head of trade

Ince & Co’s London-based commodities, shipping and commercial disputes specialist Stuart Shepherd has succeeded Steven Fox as the firm’s global head of trade. After 33 years at the firm, which he joined as an articled clerk, Fox will be retiring from the partnership in April 2014.

London-based partner Will Marshall takes on the role as board member and group managing partner for the Trade Group with immediate effect. He will provide management and leadership, and have responsibility for the co-ordination of the strategy, structure, activities and performance of the firm’s international trade and commodities practice.

Shepherd has more than 30 years of experience with Ince & Co and is a key member of the firm’s Trade Group. He specialises in commodities, shipping and commercial disputes.