In Foster Pepper is pleased to announce it has once again been recognized as a top global law firm for Yachts & Superyachts by Chambers & Partners. Foster Pepper was one of three United States-based law firms and the only law firm on the West Coast to be included on the list of Global-wide Yachts & Superyachts.
Ed Harley, chair of the firm’s Yachts, Ships & Submersibles practice, received an Individual Band Three ranking for Global-wide Yachts & Superyachts. Peers commented that Harley “is totally knowledgeable in every aspect, not just law but tax and other issues that occur. He is kind of a one-stop shop. He is accurate on how he portrays the law to us and how it relates to American clients and yacht ownership. He has the wisdom, he treads very carefully and approaches everything cautiously. Ed is one of the best.”
Harley has significant experience representing yacht owners covering a broad range of issues related to the yacht industry. His experience includes representation on new build, purchase and sale, flagging, yacht management and crew issues.
Chambers & Partners, based in London, publishes directories that assess the world’s leading attorneys. Chambers HNW was first introduced in 2016 as Chambers’ first publication specifically aimed at the international private wealth market. Click here to read more about the firm’s rankings.