Dean Young is a senior consultant of Mayer Brown JSM. He advises on commercial, corporate and security issues affecting shipping and airline companies, including sale and purchase, construction, leasing and registration of ships and aircraft. His practice includes acting for banks and leasing companies, in particular preparing loan and security documentation for financial institutions and advising on domestic and offshore corporate structuring.
Dean has been named a Bank 1 Shipping Finance (China) Lawyer by Chambers Asia Pacific (2009-2016) and according to Chambers Asia Pacific (2014 and 2016), "[He is] very experienced in ship finance", "one of the most experienced shipping lawyers in Hong Kong". For 2002-2009 and 2015, he has been a Recommended Shipping Lawyer (Hong Kong) as noted by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific. Chambers Global lists Dean as a Global Shipping Finance Lawyer in 2015-2016.