Maritime law specialist Hill Dickinson has appointed Devottam Sengupta as a partner at its Singapore office.

Devottam Sengupta

Sengupta joins the company from Greensill Capital and brings with him significant expertise in commodities and structured trade finance.

Hill Dickinson added that he has significant experience in providing structuring and legal support through the entire transaction lifecycle and has led on a range of multimillion dollar banking, trade finance and structured finance transactions. He was previously co-head of the Global Markets and Financing Legal Team at Louis Dreyfus Company, and is also an expert in Indian law.

The appointment follows the arrival in July of commodities dispute specialist, Iain Sharp. Sengupta will work closely with the team in Singapore as well as Hill Dickinson’s shipping and trade lawyers in London, Hong Kong and Greece.