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Regulatory offences

Avoiding regulation breaches and penalties can be difficult when you’re dealing with unfamiliar international rules and regulations.

Fortunately our International Marine law team is hugely experienced and up to date on all the necessary regulations that you’re required to adhere to. If you find yourself in breach of these rules and need help with the legal complexities, we can provide you with expert international legal advice through our membership with MSI.

MSI is a global alliance of lawyers and accountants who can assist on many matters in a vast range of countries throughout the world.

Here’s what we can help you with:

  • Prosecuting (on behalf of Harbour Authorities, Regulatory Authorities) or defending owners/those in command of vessels in respect of breaches of Merchant Shipping Regulations, Harbour Byelaws and other relevant regulations (typically Collision Regulations, speed restrictions in harbours, pollution, intoxication, qualifications/certification)
  • Advice on offences, penalties, defences
  • Advice on court proceedings
  • Interviews under caution – advice on and representation during interviews

Whatever issues concerning international rules and regulations you’re facing, we’re here to help and support you.

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