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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 LA Marine 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

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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