Gudmund is a finance lawyer with specialist experience in shipping, offshore and export financings. He acts for a range of finance providers and borrowers or sponsors on a variety of matters including new financings, leasing transactions, restructurings, work outs and enforcements. He also advises a variety of corporates, particularly in the shipping and offshore sectors, on sale and purchase, charters, building contracts and other commercial matters.

He has spent time on a number of client secondments including to the export finance team of a major international bank, the legal team of a specialised international asset finance bank, a geophysical services company and a leading shipping company. He regularly lectures on shipping and ship finance and has contributed to a number of publications on the subject.

According to The Legal 500: UK 2018, ‘Gudmund Bernitz provides “very clear and efficient advice” for banks and borrowers in the shipping sector.’ He is also recommended by The Legal 500: UK 2019.

Gudmund is qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales and as an advokat in Sweden.