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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

Charterers liability for cargo claims
Feb
2019

A recent London arbitration decision has looked at how a receiver’s claim for the diminution in the value of a cargo, which arose solely because of the delay by a ship caused by the owners of the vessel, should be interpreted against the backdrop of the Inter-Club Agreement (ICA) wording.

No deal brexit
Feb
2019

One area where there may need to be a change of tactics and approach in the event of a no deal Brexit, relates to the enforceability of UK court judgements in countries which are part of the EU.

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