Shipping, Transport and Logistics

Our marine, transport and logistics clients face constant challenges in a competitive and increasingly regulated environment. Our clients include charterers, shipowners and their insurers (P&I Clubs), cargo owners, freight forwarders, recovery agents, logistic companies, godowns, terminals, port authorities, commodity traders and their insurers and other organisations in the marine transport and insurance industries.

Our team (which includes solicitors with seagoing experience) has considerable experience in all types of wet and dry shipping litigation including P&I and defence issues. We handle shipbuilding, sale and purchase, collision, salvage, wreck removal and pollution cases, as well as charterparty, bill of lading and other contract of affreightment disputes.We advise ship-owners, P&I Clubs, Hull and Machinery insurers, salvors, charterers and freight forwarders.The team has particular expertise in handling problems arising from the shipment of steel, coal, iron ore, nickel ore and fluorspar.


Related practice areas include: 

Dispute resolution
Regulatory & Compliance
Corporate & Commercial
Corporate Finance


Key Partners:

Chris Howse; David Coogans; William Leung