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SMA elects two new Partners

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SMA has boosted its partnership ranks with the announcement of two new Partners.

The announcement highlights the firm's continued commitment to the expansion of its offering in support of its positioning as leader in the market for international shipping.

The firm's Rio de Janeiro office is boosted with the promotion of David Henderson (claims and incidents) and Marcos Martins (litigation).

David Henderson, SMA´s new Partner said: "I consider myself extremely fortunate to have been promoted to partner of SMA having worked with Leven and Fabiana for many years. No doubt challenge attracts the best to the shipping industry and being partner to SMA puts me amongst them!"

Marcos Martins also said: "I have always had a deep admiration for the passionate way in which Leven and Fabiana handle the cases that are trusted to SMA be it a huge casualty or a charter party dispute. I am delighted to become a partner after 8 intense years as an associate and I am committed to keeping the high standards of law services in the highly competitive and innovative shipping area."

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