The Shipping Group handles general shipping related legal matters, both in contentious and non-contentious areas. The lawyers who are specialized in the area of shipping and maritime related issues shall strategize and implement the dispute resolution strategies to your best advantage, assisting you in all spheres relation to both contentious and non-contentious areas viz. acquisition / clearance of vessels, obtaining of necessary Government approvals, etc.

The Lawyers and Professionals of the firm represent and advise ship-owners, charterers, cargo owners, and P & I clubs on legal issues in areas such as:

  • Shipping Documentation & Contracts;
  • Liaison with Ship owners and P & I clubs;
  • Charter Party disputes;
  • Matters relating to Maritime liens, and Cargo claims;
  • Maritime Arbitration;
  • Execution of Awards;
  • Legal Appraisal of Letter of Credit, Bill of Lading, Custom Documents etc.
  • Investigation of the Ship owners, shippers and the Charterers;
  • Arrest and release of vessels under the Admiralty Jurisdiction;
  • Representation before international associations and bodies viz. GAFTA, LMAA, LRBA, FOSFA, ICC, etc.
  • Maritime Insurance & claims;
  • Laytime & Demurrage disputes;
  • Negotiating, drafting and reviewing of shipping documents including charterparty and contracts of affreightment