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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.

We are members of the Spanish Maritime Association and the Latin American Institute of Maritime Law.

Latest News & Blogs

Arbitration
Apr
2019

Charterparties contain a variety of arbitration clauses which identify where and how parties wish their disagreements to be resolved.

Mar
2019

A recent arbitration decision considered a good weather clause which included two descriptions of wave height, causing the charterers and the owners to take opposing views.

Brexit Authorised Economic Operator
Mar
2019

With Brexit on the horizon, there is now a big push at Government level to encourage UK companies to apply for Authorised Economic Operator status.

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.

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