Maritime law solicitors


Maritime law is a vast and specialised subject, encompassing contract law, insurance, and the international law of the sea. Therefore it is highly important that businesses and individuals who deal with shipping, tourism or exploitation of the sea’s resources have the expertise of a maritime law solicitor (also known as a shipping solicitor) readily available.

Maritime solicitors are able to advise their clients on the full range of legal issues encountered under maritime law, including:

  • Carriage of goods contracts
  • Marine insurance
  • Exploration and exploitation of natural resources
  • Laytime and demurrage disputes
  • Hull and machinery claims
  • Unsafe port or berth claims
  • The Admiralty Court

Contact Law works with law firms who specialise in maritime law. Their maritime law solicitors can act quickly to respond to urgent situations whenever their clients need them. Urgent action may be required for groundings, collisions, natural disasters, pollution, and terrorism.

Maritime law firms can, for instance, assist:

  • Ship owners
  • Salvors
  • Cargo owners
  • Ship builders
  • Port authorities
  • Charterers
  • Financiers
  • Maritime insurers

Maritime law solicitors aim to keep ships moving, maintain commercial relationships, and minimise losses for their clients.

If you require legal advice from a maritime law solicitor, get in touch with Contact Law today. We can recommend local maritime law solicitors, saving you time and money and ensuring your legal issue can be dealt with as soon as possible.

So, if you would like to obtain expert legal advice on maritime law then we can help to put you in touch with a local specialist solicitor free of charge, please call us on 0800 1777 162.

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