Legal Executive - French Qualified

Zoe Pajot

Zoe Pajot grew up in a family of sailors. She is a maritime lawyer with a focus on yachts.

She completed a Masters Degree in Law and Safety of Maritime Activities at Southampton (UK) and Nantes (France) Universities and was admitted to the French Bar in 2014.

Zoe has previously worked as a legal counsel at IMO (London) for the French delegation,in the Maritime Safety Division of the French Ministry in charge of the sea (Paris), and at the Mediterranean Shipping Company (Le Havre, France), on short-term contracts.

She advises in particular on maritime contracts (carriage, construction, refit, sale, purchase, sponsoring…), marine insurance, admiralty (collisions or dismasting for instance) and yacht registration.

Zoe joined Hesketh Henry in March 2018.

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Insights & Opinion / Zoe Pajot

Getting the Deal Through: Shipping 2019
The Marine team at Hesketh Henry have again contributed to Getting the Deal Through: Shipping 2019.
30.08.2018 Posted in Maritime Law
Update – New Zealand’s New Biofouling Standards
New Zealand has introduced a new standard requiring all vessels to have a “clean hull” on arrival in the country after 15  May 2018.[1]  The objective is to minimise the introduction of ...
21.08.2018 Posted in Maritime Law
The Shipping Law Review
The Hesketh Henry marine team pen the New Zealand chapter of The Shipping Law Review
26.07.2018 Posted in Maritime Law
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