“This “highly polished” group has earned an excellent reputation for its High Court litigation and international arbitration work…(clients say): “They provide accessible, commercial and practical advice” Chambers and Partners UK 2011, Dispute Resolution: Elite
Few global law firms can match our knowledge of the shipping industry. Our shipping dispute resolution and regulatory team is an integral part of our pre-eminent international shipping group’s practice. Throughout Europe, Asia Pacific, Australia), Canada, Africa and the Middle East we act on the most complex, strategically critical disputes on behalf of interests across the marine industry. International ship owners, ship managers, charterers, cargo owners, ports, shipyards, shipping banks, lighthouse authorities, trading houses, oil majors, marine insurers and classification societies all rely on our understanding of the issue affecting the sector.
We take a commercial approach to dispute resolution, adopting our approach in each case to suit the strategic objectives of our clients. We are expert in all areas of dispute resolution, including litigation, international arbitration (including LMAA, ICC, LCIA and ad hoc) and mediation. We will work with you to manage the costs of dispute resolution, which we know can be a concern.
Our contentious shipping expertise encompasses marine casualty and admiralty disputes, marine insurance, offshore energy disputes, including LNG and floating production, contractual issues, shipbuilding disputes, regulatory and environmental matters, including emissions, ports and infrastructure issues and employment, competition, and insolvency-related disputes. We work closely with our highly rated global non-contentious teams to provide you with an unrivalled and comprehensive service. We understand and can advise on all aspects of shipping regulation and risk management, including corporate governance and all aspects of anti-corruption laws.
We offer you
- unparalleled experience of the entire shipping industry
- global resources to deal with your multi-jurisdictional disputes
- technical expertise to deal with all forms of shipping dispute
- a deep understanding of international trade, commodities trading, trade finance and the physical aspects of carriage of goods