Trevor Law is Senior Vice President of DVB Bank which is a dedicated transport finance bank. He has been involved in shipping finance for over 30 years. Beginning his shipping finance career with Marine Midland in 1982, Trevor was involved in the Northern European and Scandinavian markets before he moved on to Bank of America and Manufacturers Bank where he was primarily responsible for the Greek shipping portfolio.
Trevor has had experience in the shipping community throughout the world and is familiar with many facets of raising finance for ship owners. Apart from being at the forefront of shipping finance and its development, Trevor has a considerable practical knowledge in arranging and the distribution of syndicated and mezzanine debt for large shipping investment programmes. In the mid to late 1980’s Trevor was actively engaged in shipping workouts having been involved in a number high profile cases. During the 1990’s Trevor was involved in providing debt and equity finance for the shipping community. Much of Trevor’s activities in this time included vessel ownership and operating ships for the companies, which he represented. Consequently, he is familiar with some of the difficulties faced by ship owners and experienced in resolving day-to-day issues in shipping.
Trevor is a regular lecturer and a presenter at shipping conferences and seminars and designed and wrote a shipping finance course for the Cambridge Academy of Shipping, where he continues to be the course tutor.