Maritime concerns all activities which occur at sea, including on small boats and ships in navigable bays. Maritime law or shipping law includes the applicable legal rules on maritime contracts and commerce. Achour Law Firm is specialist in maritime law and related matters.
Achour law firm practice includes all aspects of the Tunisian maritime law and related legal advice base in both the commercial shipping and transport industry and the marine leisure sector.
The firm offers comprehensive, specialist shipping advice with a reputation for strength in depth and a strong commercial focus.
We act for clients involved in the maritime sector, including shipowners, marine insurers and companies providing logistics services to the sector.
There are often personal injury and health and safety issues. Sometimes, disputes can arise in respect of charter parties and collisions including arbitration, we are able to advice on these situations as well as environmental pollution and Ship arrest.
As specialist in maritime law, the firm is positioned to lead some of the complex and high value, maritime work bringing together expertise across finance, corporate, tax, litigation & dispute resolution, employment and regulatory & compliance to provide a full service across the sector.
We deliver integrated advice on all aspects of maritime transactions to banks, financial institutions, private investors, owners and operators, arrangers, yards, insurers, P&I clubs, consultants and other intermediaries.
Achour Law Firm represents also clients in all aspects of maritime disputes, including contracts, business disputes, bankruptcy, and personal injury defence; marine casualties and P&I issues; freight, demurrage, and defence insurance claims; charter party disputes; insurance coverage and subrogation matters; salvage and general average claims; bankruptcy; environmental matters; and criminal defence.
The Firm also represents maritime clients in all types of non-maritime corporate and commercial disputes.
We can also help you with:
- Ship Arrest
- Marine insurance
- Shipping litigation
- Commercial litigation