Shipping, Yachts & Superyachts
With expertise in all aspects of international shipping and marine law, your LA Marine team are well versed in providing expert help and advice to the commercial shipping, superyacht and leisure marine industries.
In fact, we regularly help:
- P&I Clubs
- Marine finance companies
- Cruise line and other ship owners and operators
- Harbour and port authorities
- Marina operators
- Yacht charter companies
- Repair yards
- Yacht brokers and dealers
- Yacht owners
Our friendly team has extensive knowledge and experience in the legal complexities of international marine law. With some members of the team benefitting from first-hand knowledge as former partners and senior assistants at leading shipping law firms in Singapore and London, we’re in an excellent position to help you.
Here are just some of the areas we can help you with:
- Charter issues
- Bill of lading disputes
- Demurrage claims
- Breach of contract
- Negligence and personal injury
- Vessel sale and purchase contracts
- Charter agreements
- Marina/port developments
- Providing a fixed fee yacht registration service
Whatever international law dilemmas you come up against, as a member of the Cruise Lines International Association and MSI (a global alliance of accountants and lawyers), we can help and advise whilst providing expert legal advice in many countries overseas.
Meet the Shipping & Yachting team
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Latest News & Blogs
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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.