shipping_picWe act for a wide variety of organisations involved in International Shipping including ship-owners, operators and insurers. The service we offer to the shipping industry comprises non-contentious advice including the drafting of Contracts, Charterparties and various Agreements and Dispute Resolution through Mediation, Arbitration and Litigation. We believe the commercial view is as important as the legal view.

Our expertise includes:

  • Contentious and non contentious work under all types of Charterparty, Bill of Lading, Contracts of Affreightment, shipbuilding / repair contract, and MOA
  • Disputes arising out of General Average, collisions, salvage, pollution, wreck removal, unsafe port,
  • P&I, FD&D, DTH, H&M, War Risk, LOH and other types of insurance contract
  • Personal Injury & Fatal Accident Claims
  • Cargo, demurrage, speed & consumption, stevedore damage
  • Ownership, sale & purchase and registration of vessels in UK and abroad
  • Employment and Management matters
  • Application of the Hague, Hague-Visby and Hamburg Rules
  • Conflicts of Law and jurisdictional matters
  • Arrest of vessels, freezing of assets, lien of cargo/freight/hire
  • Mediation, Arbitration and Litigation
  • P & I Club representation