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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

Demurrage
Aug
2018

A recent judgment handed down by the Commercial Court in London, has raised an interesting question over a Banks exposure to claims, when they become the holder of an original bill of lading.

Cargo liens
Jul
2018

On the face of it, the right of a freight forwarder to exercise a lien for unpaid bills should be a relatively simple affair. Unfortunately, the complexities of modern supply chains can often throw up challenging situations, in which those rights need to be carefully weighed up, before deciding whether to exercise a lien over goods.

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