Practice Areas

Shipping & Maritime Law

We are involved in the litigation and arbitration acting for or against ship owners, ship management companies, cargo and liability insurers and financiers. We especially assist our clients in cargo and charter party disputes. We also advise them on issues such as freight, lay-time, demurrage and detention. Whilst working we bear in mind the urgency of the matter and transactions of the maritime insurance market. We have the specialist knowledge in relation to indemnity claims arising out from damage or total loss as a result of a collision, cargo claims, personal injury and general average.

In addition to these matters we also assist our clients in various areas such as;

. Ship registration,
. Ship mortgages,
. Vessel importation and exportation,
. Leasing (with national or foreign companies),
. Contracts of sale and purchase of ships,
. Salvage,
. Stevedoring,
. Cargo claims,
. Charter party disputes,
. Environment and pollution claims,
. Insurance disputes,
. Maritime casualties.