Admiralty and Shipping

Your trusted legal partner in the complex world of admiralty and shipping.

Our understanding of ship owners, operators, charterers and insurers to have distinct legal needs, therefore, our team of experienced lawyers are knowledgeable about the complexities of admiralty. We provide guidance on a range of cross-border disputes, including cargo claims, vessel mortgage enforcement, crew arrests, marine insurance, salvage, and ground handling disputes. We can assist you in drafting and negotiating various types of agreements, including charter parties, bills of lading, and contracts of freight.

Our team has extensive experience in maritime litigation and arbitration, representing clients in various forums such as the High Court and arbitration tribunals. We work closely with clients to assess their legal options and provide effective representation throughout the dispute resolution process.

Furthermore, we offer services related to the purchase, appraisement, sale, and registration of vessels. Our team can assist clients in all aspects of vessel transactions, including due diligence, drafting and negotiating purchase and sale agreements, and registering vessels with relevant authorities.

Awards & Recognition

“White & Case has an expert asset finance team advising numerous
international clients. Its established presence in the European and North
American asset finance space is complemented by a growing strength in Asia”
Chambers Global 2021

“They know aviation finance inside and out, they’re very responsive and they
provide good client service,” – client feedback
Chambers Global 2021

Top 5 Aviation Law Firms Globally
AirFinance Journal Legal Survey 2018, 2019, 2022, 2021

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Our expert team of partners and leading lawyers offer services across extensive practice areas and ensure our clients receive optimal legal advice. They have the capacity to handle everything from intricate cases to crucial disputes, providing top-tier solutions with unwavering dedication and expertise.