Lucy Goff

Lucy Goff - Solicitor

Lucy deals with breach of contract disputes, racing collision and insurance claims and also assists with marine related personal injury and death cases, including dealing with Coroner’s inquests.

In common with all members of LA Marine, Lucy participates in many marine industry events and has given presentations on a variety of topics to a number of associations in the sector.

Lucy’s considerable sailing experience enables her to provide comprehensive advice on a wide range of matters from both a legal and practical perspective.

Recent work:

  • Advising the owner of a motor yacht in respect of defective engine installation;
  • Acting for the owners of a 30ft yacht in a claim against the manufacturer for defective teak;
  • Advising a boat owner in connection with a dispute with a contractor regarding price and quality of refit works;
  • Assisting with arrest of a workboat following mortgage default;
  • Assisting with the arrest of a superyacht to recover unpaid crew wages;
  • Acting for a charter agent regarding a dispute with the yacht owner.
Norgrain 89 Form

An arbitration tribunal in London has recently looked at the inter-reaction between a valid notice of readiness “NOR” and the right to cancel the charterparty when problems occur.

Stink bugs

Countries such as Australia and New Zealand are determined to keep stink bugs out and are therefore taking a hardline approach to ensuring that these dangerous pests do not infiltrate their borders.