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Claims

Navigating the claims process can be extremely challenging and stressful.

If you’ve suffered damage to your vessel or a breach of contract concerning a sale, purchase or charter agreement and need to make a claim, our team of lawyers can help you with the complex legalities in this specialist area.

Here are just some of the areas the LA Marine team can help you with:

  • Hull and machinery damage: advice in relation to and assistance with pursuing claims against third parties responsible for damage to the hull or machinery of our client’s vessel
  • Breach of contract: advice in relation to and assistance with pursuing claims for losses suffered as a result of a breach of contract, including charter agreements, sale or purchase agreements, repair or refit contracts
  • Negligence claims: advice in relation to and assistance with pursuing claims for losses suffered as a result of negligence, including claims against surveyors or designers, or against third parties in respect of collision damage (see Marine Casualties)

We’re here to help you through the complex process and advise on the relevant law and procedure to ensure your claim is successful.

Latest News & Blogs

Apportionment of liability under the Inter-Club Agreement
Jun
2018

In a recent appeal from an arbitration decision, the English Court was asked to consider the apportionment of liability, under the Inter-Club Agreemen­­t, in respect of a cargo claim arising from the handling of cargo.

Cyber-attacks
May
2018

As the threat of malicious cyber attacks increases, ship owners are facing greater responsibilities to ensure that their risk management systems are resilient.

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