Practice Areas


We specialise in charter party disputes, maritime and admiralty law and related insurance litigation. We offer the full range of commercial legal services both contentious and non-contentious in these sectors. Whether your business requires immediate help with a casualty, cargo claim, ship arrest or ship building dispute, restructuring or financing an asset, we have the requisite expertise and experience to provide Indian law advice as well as quick and commercially effective solution regardless of the size or complexity of the issue.

Range of Services

All shipping related advice and representation in non-contentious and contentious (litigation and/or arbitration) matters, across charter parties, shipbuilding contracts, cargo claims, reinsurance disputes, collision, oil spills, grounding and salvage matters (including but not limited to):

  • Asset and ship financing related
  • Arrest of ships
  • Attachment and garnishee orders
  • Breakdown of machinery or equipment
  • Collisions and groundings
  • Corporate commercial matters
  • Design, engineering, procurement
  • Emergency response
  • Fire and explosion on board platforms, rigs and vessels
  • Installation, construction, operation of offshore installations
  • Offshore energy – FPSO or FRSU projects
  • Oil and gas trading
  • Pipeline problems, wind turbines
  • Pollution from ships and offshore installations
  • Port development projects
  • Ship sales and purchases
  • Transportation of oil and gas and bills of lading
  • Vessel or rig mortgage enforcement

We Advise

  • Charterers
  • Cargo underwriters
  • Insurers and re-insurers
  • Lenders and financial investors in to the shipping industry
  • Logistics entities
  • Oil field service contractors
  • P&I Clubs
  • Reinsurers
  • Ship builders
  • Ship owners
  • Traders