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Latin America 3C

Latin America

We understand that resolving disputes and claims can be challenging, time consuming and costly but our in-depth knowledge of the shipping industry in Latin America allows us to bring our services nearer to our clients.

Our highly experienced team is on hand to offer advice and support concerning charterparty disputes, bills of lading claims, logistics and multimodal transport, insurance and reinsurance in the Latin American market. We have participated in multiple cross-border transactions and we offer expertise in non-contentious matters adapted to the type of transaction and specific clients’ needs.

The team is recognised as one of the leading marine law practices based predominantly outside London and has forged a respected profile in the market. LA Marine provides expert advice and practical solutions ensuring your international matter will be dealt with accordingly.

Our team also includes a native Spanish speaker, with an intermediate level of Portuguese, enabling us to bring our services to our clients’ own language. We are members of the Spanish Maritime Association and the Latin American Institute of Maritime Law.

Latest News & Blogs

Approach voyages
Feb
2018

In a recent case, the English Court was asked to consider the nature of the obligations on the owners of the vessel on an approach voyage, when the charterparty did not include any ETA dates for the ship for the delivery port, but did include a cancelling date.

Containers coffee
Jan
2018

A legal dispute concerning a cargo of Columbian green coffee beans, which were carried in 20 unventilated containers to Germany, has made its way up to the Court of Appeal.

The impact of GDPR in the Shipping Industry
Jan
2018

From May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation “GDPR” will come into effect for the purpose of harmonizing national data protection laws across the EU states.

notice of arbitration
Dec
2017

In a recent case, the courts considered is a notice of arbitration was validly served if sent to the personal email address of an employee of a company.

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