Gregg Johnston


Gregg is a partner and head of the shipping and offshore finance team in Singapore, a team top ranked by Chambers Asia Pacific and classified top tier by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific. He has been practising in Singapore for 18 years and over that time he has built a strong reputation in the Asia Pacific region for shipping and offshore finance work.

Gregg specialises in all facets of shipping and offshore financing including secured and unsecured lending, syndicated and bilateral loans, limited recourse and sale and leaseback structures, guarantee and letter of credit facilities, restructuring and workouts, tax-driven structured financings, export credit backed facilities, leasing transactions, container box financing, loan portfolio sales and enforcement work. He also acts on ship sale and purchase, joint ventures, charter party backed financings and newbuilding projects.

Gregg's clients range from international banks, alternative financiers (including funds), export credit agencies, ship owners and other corporates.

Gregg is a regular speaker at industry conferences and is regularly approached by the media to comment on shipping related topics. He is ranked as a leading individual by Chambers Asia Pacific and The Legal 500 Asia Pacific.

A leader in Asia for ship finance work; there is no one more diligent and knowledgeable of all the issues.

Chambers Asia Pacific 2020