Marine

Marine

Our global marine insurance practice acts for Lloyd’s syndicates and marine insurers and reinsurers throughout Europe, Middle East, Asia Pacific, and the Americas and Bermuda.

Our global marine insurance practice acts for Lloyd’s syndicates and marine insurers and reinsurers throughout Europe, Middle East, Asia Pacific, and the Americas and Bermuda.

Many of the world’s largest insurance and reinsurance companies depend on our judgement when faced with complex, high-value and sensitive multi-jurisdictional disputes. We have a lengthy pedigree in dealing with marine claims. Whether the claim has its origins in cargo, hull or transportation, we are able to demonstrate a strong track record.

We are pragmatic, straightforward and commercial. Our approach seeks to assist you in delivering the efficient and effective service your clients demand, from ensuring policies are clearly drafted in plain English through to devising appropriate strategies for the defence of claims that help preserve commercial relationships for the future.

Our expertise

  • Marine insurance (coverage)
  • Cargo and goods in transit (at all stages of the supply chain), project cargo and DSU
  • Hull and machinery and additional insurances, including increased value, mortgagee’s interest, loss of hire, and builder’s risks.
  • Fine art and specie.
  • Marine and excess liabilities (including charterers’ liability, freight services liability, marine trades, ports and terminals, ship repairers’ liability, stevedore liability).
  • Marine personal injury.
  • War and terrorism risks (including piracy, seizure/confiscation, blocking and trapping, malicious damage).
  • Yachts and pleasure craft.
  • Trade credit and political risk.
  • Marine casualty work including claims arising out of collisions, groundings, salvage and general average.
  • Third party claims for property damage, financial loss and personal injury, including claims under bills of lading, charterparties and other contracts of carriage, by sea, road, rail and air.
  • Subrogated recovery actions.
  • Jurisdictional disputes, applicable law and the recognition and enforcement of judgments and arbitral awards.
  • Shipbuilding disputes and claims by/against Classification Societies.
Feature publication

Claims Handling Law and Practice: A Practitioner’s Guide

An invaluable tool for claims handlers, our new edition gives you practical hints and tips for all key areas of claims handling.

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Our marine expertise