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Our Maritime & International Shipping Practice provides legal advice and representation on complex maritime issues including civil matters between owners of vessels and passengers and charterers.

Our Approach

In addition to the above, our Shipping and International Maritime Practice possesses exceptional capabilities in the field of marine insurance enabling our practitioners to advise on complex maritime claims. We work with some of the leading national and regional marine surveyors, loss adjusters and other marine insurance related professionals. Our leading practitioners have deep understanding of not only the relevant legislation and standards, but also the technologies widely utilised within the industry and the risks associated with such technologies. Our experience in these matters allows us to measure, anticipate and manage our clients' risks irrespective of the scale of the projects assigned to us.

Our team is also skilled in the handling the following matters:-


  • Admiralty matters

  • Charterparties, collateral management agreements and port services agreements

  • Dispute resolution relating to insurance and marine insurance and litigation (including arbitration)

  • Joint ventures

  • Maritime casualty response involving cruises

  • Marine pollution

  • International and local vessel registration

  • Vessel scrapping

  • Offshore Commercial Activities

  • Ports

  • Secured and unsecured financings and structured finance

  • Regulatory, including environmental and sanctions


Our objective is to aid our clients, whether businesses or regulators to navigate their way through the intricate issues in relation to international shipping and maritime.


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