Marine and shipping law is a key area within tort law which encompasses many different specialisms across the maritime business community. Being in the shipping sector may mean that you will need a variety of legal services at one point or another, whether this is to deal with charter party issues, salvage operations, tax or breach of contract.

How Oratto can help

Oratto exists as a web-based platform which connects shipping lawyers with those who need related legal services. All solicitors on this page have a wealth of experience in marine and shipping law.

Seeking advice early on is an ideal way to ensure that you have the best chance of reaching a positive outcome. Oratto member shipping solicitors are experienced in advising a range of people who need legal support, including marine insurance underwriters, brokers and shipyards. If you prefer, you can submit your details to Oratto and we will match you with the best shipping lawyer for your needs through the Oratto Match facility.

Your chosen lawyer will have a thorough understanding of the maritime market, including; crisis management, contracts, international conflicts of law and both wet shipping and dry shipping issues. They will also be able to advise on issues about a range of vessels including cruise ships, container ships and chemical tankers. Other commonly dealt with areas of maritime law include:

    • marine insurance issues
    • arrest and detention of ships
    • defence claims
    • marine finance
    • accidents
    • reinsurance

Contact Oratto today

Whether you need advice on piracy or collisions or you want to make arrangements for a bill of lading or registering a vessel, contact Oratto today for specialised marine law information from shipping lawyers who are experienced in the field of law you require.