• Biography

    Mark Johnson has more than 25 years of experience in the maritime and legal fields, including time as a captain of a ship. Mark advises clients including, oil majors, shipowners, managers, banks, lessors, and shipyards in the negotiation and documentation of large scale and complex maritime and offshore projects as well as advising on the construction, sale and purchase, financing, management, operation and ownership of all types of vessels, including offshore units and superyachts.

    Most recently, Mark has handled a broad range of matters, including negotiating sale and leaseback arrangements, advising companies in connection with building, acquiring, and disposing of vessels and rigs in the offshore oil and gas sector as well as negotiating the workout and restructuring of shipbuilding contracts.

    Mark has used the teamwork and management skills of his naval experience to develop a practice in which he is known for working closely with his clients' other external advisors and in-house personnel to successfully achieve the client goals in a timely and effective manner.

    Professional and Community Activities

    • Member, The Honourable Company of Master Mariners


    Professional Recognition

    • London Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Thomson Reuters, 2014
  • Education and Clerkships

    • LL.B., College of Law, 2008
    • Graduate Diploma in Law, College of Law, 2007
    • B.Sc., Royal Holloway, University of London, 1998
  • Admissions

    • England and Wales, 2010
  • Languages

    • Dutch