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Marine insurance

Protecting your vessel against damage inflicted by a third party is essential and so is legal advice should you find yourself in a situation where a claim is being pursued against you.

Our approachable team is highly proficient in all aspects of marine law and the complexities of insurance.

Here are just some of the areas we can help you with:

  • Insurance coverage and policy wording: advice on the wording of insurance policies and whether losses are covered by the policy
  • Disputes: advice in relation to disputes arising under insurance policies
  • Defended claims and subrogated recoveries: advice and assistance, working in conjunction with your insurers, in defending claims being pursued against you in respect of a liability which is covered by your insurance and in pursuing claims against third parties on behalf of you and your insurers to recover losses and expenses suffered as a result of the third party’s negligence
  • Uninsured loss recovery: advice and assistance with pursuing claims against third parties responsible for losses for which you have no insurance cover, including any policy excess (see Claims)

We know all the ins and outs of the law concerning marine insurance and claims and will be pleased to help and advise you.

Latest News & Blogs

Frozen tuna – waybills issued towards the end of the carriage
May
2017

A recent High Court decision in Kyokuyo Ltd v AP Moller-Maersk A/S trading as Maersk Line [2017] EWHC 654 (Comm) highlights the commercial risks associated with carrying frozen tuna in refrigerated containers.

Berthing and storage – Contract formation and debt recovery
May
2017

With space at a premium and berths a finite resource, the importance of guarding against unprofitable berths is paramount. With this in mind, if something goes wrong it helps to have a lawfully worded contract upon which you can rely.

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