Ensuring compliance with regulations, registration, licensing routes, and insurance/reinsurance. Leasing and financing contracts, maintenance agreements and accident litigation.
Ship finance, purchase and registration, banking transactions relating to exports and imports. Carriage of goods, bills of lading, charter-parties, shipping disputes and litigation relating thereto. Registration of caveats against the arrest or release of ships. We are presently preparing a book which considers in detail the impact of the new Admiralty Jurisdiction Decree and the Admiralty Jurisdiction Rules which set out to substantially change the laws and practice of shipping especially on jurisdiction, choice of law, and introduces a special regime of caveats against arrest and release of ships.