Shipping & Maritime

Shipping and maritime services

Whether you are the owner of a commercial vessel, of cargo, or a charterer,  insurer/P&I club or lender the maritime department has over 20 years of experience in providing services to the maritime industry.   The team deals with all aspects of wet and dry disputes and appears regularly in many of the high profile admiralty matters before the Supreme Court of Gibraltar.

Through our association with a boutique maritime firm of solicitors in London, we can provide you with effective and commercial solutions in one most important ports in the Mediterranean and arguably the most important maritime centre in the world, London.

In addition to our expertise in dispute resolution, we can advise you on-

Sale and purchase

Finance structures for the ownership of vessels

Work out for lenders; and

Registration of vessels

We also advise in the creation and start-up of new maritime-related business ventures and have advised businesses ranging from bunkering, S&P brokers to anchor handling/salvage operators.

In addition, we offer a full service to the yachting industry, acting for owners and insurers alike.  We have considerable experience in advising on the commercial exploitation of yachts and regularly advise charterers and owners.   Should you wish to buy a second-hand vessel or a new building, we advise builders, buyers and sellers from the start of the project/transaction through to its completion including, should they arise, the managing of any disputes.

Please contact us for further information