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Liberia Registry appoints new vp of legal and business development

The Liberian International Ship & Corporate Registry (LISCR), the US-based manager of the Liberian Registry, has appointed Humera Ahmed vice-president of legal and business development.

Ahmed brings to her new role at LISCR nine years of experience as an attorney at Blank Romewhere she focused on maritime transactions, finance issues and business development. She holds a law degree from the School of Law at Rutgers University in New Jersey.

“Humera is a very energetic, self-confident, knowledgeable and proactive person. Her enthusiastic personality and legal / shipping background will significantly benefit and strengthen the presence of LISCR in the New York and Connecticut markets,” said Alfonso Castillero, LISCR coo.

Before joining LISCR, Ahmed helped clients to negotiate and structure transactions under US and foreign law, and regularly advised on vessel-secured financings, ship purchases and sales, maritime bankruptcies and restructurings, vessel charters and corporate governance for domestic and foreign companies.

She will be based in LISCR’s New York office, from where she can expand the LISCR global team and bring the Liberian Registry closer to the international legal community in general, and to the New York legal market in particular.

“I am thrilled to be joining the Liberian Registry, which has consistently been one of the most reputable ship and corporate registries in the world for more than 70 years. I also welcome the opportunity to work with the legal community, both internationally and domestically, and to help ensure that the Liberian Registry continues to provide first-class expertise to the wide variety of stakeholders who rely on its services,” she commented.

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