Maritime & Aviation
Our team also deals with all aspects of maritime law, including claims and disputes relating to bills of lading, charter parties, cargo loss and damage, salvage, towage, death and personal injury, crew wages, collision, oil spillage and pollution, mortgage enforcements, shipbuilding and repair. We represent clients in admiralty proceedings involving the arrest and release of ships, judicial sale of ships and disputes as to the proceeds of sale of a ship. We also advise on limitation actions and the constitution of limitation funds for loss of life and personal injury, loss or damage caused to property and pollution. We deal with a wide variety of domestic and international arbitrations, as well as mediation, together with related matters, including staying of court proceedings and the enforcement of awards. We also handle all aspects of marine and general insurance law in particular, matters relating to marine cargo, hull and machinery insurance. Our team has acted for underwriters in major insurance and re-insurance arbitration and litigation.