Marine disputes affect the performance of business. Achour Law Firm seek pragmatic solutions through negotiation and more formal litigation routes to protect your commercial and legal interests. We are specialist in marine disputes.
Achour Law Firm provides expert advice at all stages of the marine disputes process.
Our marine disputes practice understands the challenges and changing times being faced by the marine industry. As specialist in marine disputes, we are experienced in acting for owners, boat yards and builders, distributors and manufacturers on an array of issues, including breach of contract, negligence, sale of goods disputes and collisions.
Achour Law Firm represents clients in all aspects of marine disputes, including marine casualties and P&I issues; freight, demurrage, and defence insurance incidents and claims; charter party and contract disputes; insurance coverage and subrogation matters; salvage and general average claims; bankruptcy; environmental matters; and criminal defence.
We correspond with a global network of lawyers and experts to protect our clients’ position and provide strategic advice in conjunction with our own experience in the maritime industry.
Our marine disputes practice take a proactive approach to resolving marine disputes by providing unambiguous advice and taking decisive action to find a practical solution quickly, employing a variety of settlement techniques, including mediation and arbitration.
We proceed to litigation only if it is considered a necessary and cost effective solution.
We assist clients in rapidly resolving disputes involving maritime attachments, arrests and judgment enforcements, commodity and trading contracts, cargo claims and crew wages.
Our work covers practically every aspect of the marine business. The main areas of our involvement include:
- Commercial disputes.
- Vessel construction/shipbuilding disputes (including negotiating sale and purchase agreements for both buyers and sellers).
- Ship sale and purchase disputes.
- Charter party and contract disputes.
- Contracts of affreightment.
- Bills of lading.
- Bunker disputes.
- Cargo claims.
- Protection and indemnity claims.
- Freight, demurrage, and defence insurance claims.
- Ship arrests and attachments.
- General average claims.
- Fishing industry claims.
- Yachting and leisure marine.
- Marine casualties.
- Personal injury fatality matters arising from accidents at sea.
- Mediation and alternative dispute resolution.
We can also hepl you with:
- Ship Arrest
- Marine Insurance
- Shipping litigation
- Commercial Litigation