Achour Law Firm is recognised as having one of the leading shipping practices. We offer comprehensive, specialist shipping advice with a reputation for strength in depth and a strong commercial focus.
As a leading Tunisian shipping law firm, we are ideally positioned to support our clients in the shipping industry wherever they are and wherever their issues arise.
Our team provides tailor and sophisticated advice for shipowners, charterers, insurers, P&I Clubs and all those whose work arises out of the carriage of goods by sea.
Our knowledge encompasses finance, mergers & acquisitions, competition and regulation, infrastructure, energy and shipping litigation. We advise on the full range of shipping and offshore matters, from complex tax lease structures to anti-competition actions and ship building disputes.
We work with clients active in all areas of the shipping industry, including owners and operators, banks, trading houses, lessors, charterers, oil majors, LNG operators, brokers, ship builders, container shippers and cruise ship operators.
We have considerable experience of, and a strong reputation for wet & dry shipping law and technical advice.
We are specialist in marine debt collection. As Tunisia is generally recognised as one of the predictable, transparent and efficient places to arrest ships to recover maritime debts. We regularly help clients to recover their maritime debts and proceed to ship arrest in ports of Tunisia. Achour Law Firm – Maritime has significant experience in arresting ships in Tunisia. We are specialised in not only executing an arrest, but also in providing the best commercial and legal strategy prior to and in connection with the ship arrest; whether that would be to abstain from arresting the ship in the next port of call, to arrest aggressively in any port of call or to abstain from arresting the ship and instead arrest bunkers and other stores on board the ship.
We provide advice on:
- Ship arrest in Tunisia.
- Cargo claims.
- Charter disputes and bills of lading.
- Commercial Contract drafting and advice.
- Commercial Fraud.
- Commodity disputes.
We also offer expert advice on :
- General average.
- Shipping Commercial Litigation.
- Grounding/collision/salvage cases.
- International sale of goods.
- Management agreements.
- Mortgage enforcement.
- P&I and marine insurance.
- Personal injury and death claims.
Our tailor advice and assistance cover also:
- Port operations.
- Road haulage / CMR
- Sale and purchase.
- Salvage, towage and wreck removal.
- Shipbuilding contracts and repairs.
- Super yachts.