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Maritime Lawyers & Solicitors

Andrew Jackson & Co. Ltd

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Phone : +44 (0) 1482 325242
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Admiralty Solicitors.-Andrew Jackson are a leading Maritime & Admiralty Law firm for the Marine Ports & Renewables industry. Andrew For further details contact Andrew Oliver on 01482 325 242or email

Ashfords LLP

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Phone : +44 1752 526039
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Ashfords Marine and Transport Team specialises in all aspects of marine related legal advice to a national and international client base in both the commercial shipping and transport industry and the marine leisure sector. The team is experienced in both contentious and non-contentious work, including shipbuilding, conversion and repair; yacht construction and finance; advising the fishing industry; sale of goods and general contractual claims; LMAA and other international arbitration; oil pollution claims; piracy claims; ship arrests and other claims within the Admiralty Court. The team regularly acts on cases and transactions involving foreign jurisdictions. The department includes two ex-mariners and operates from the firm's London and Plymouth offices and can also serve its clients from Ashfords' other offices in Bristol, Exeter and Taunton if required.

For further Information please contact Lara Moore on +44(0)1752526039 or visit


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Phone : +44 (0)207 338 4000
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BNP Paribas Real Estate is home to all our experts in six business lines covering the whole property cycle: Property Development, Transaction, Consulting, Valuation, Property Management and Investment Management. Our expertise is applied to your needs as they develop: from the plan to financing, from financing to construction, from construction to occupation, from occupation to maintenance, from maintenance to value enhancement. For further details contact Nick Orbell on Tel 0207 338 4000 or visit

Brodies LLP

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Phone : +44(0)131 228 3777
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 Brodies is the Scottish headquartered law firm offering clients the largest specialist legal resource in Scotland, delivering services of the highest quality to Scottish, UK and global organisations.
With offices in Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Brussels, we offer legal advice to private and public sector clients in core areas such as mergers & acquisitions, business disputes, commercial property, banking & financial services, employment,pensions & benefits and trust & tax.

For Further Details Contact Megan Evans on Tel : +44 (0) 131 228 3777or Email :

Burness Paull LLP

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Phone : 0131 473 6000
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Burness Paull is one of Scotlandís largest commercial law firms with offices of equal size and strength in Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow serving clients in Scotland, the UK and globally. We offer our clients access to teams providing a unique combination of quality, depth and resource in every business sector that is vital to our economy.

We have a wealth of experience and expertise in providing quality sector-specific legal and commercial advice and / or training. Our ports and harbours team is made up of true specialists with an in depth knowledge of harbour legislation, safety and environmental issues, litigation, planning, property, procurement, state aid, funding and construction.

We will work together with you to provide the right level of support and guidance to assist in achieving your goals.

Burness Paullís core practice areas include corporate finance, commercial, banking, exploration and production, planning, dispute resolution, health, safety and corporate crime, construction and projects, property, employment, pensions and benefits and technology.

For Further Information Please Contact Chris Mackay on +44(0)1224621621 visit

Field Fisher Waterhouse

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Phone : +44 (0)20 7861 4018
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Our expertise includes advising on a range of issues

including oil and gas upstream and downstream

acquisitions and disposals, pipelines, offshore structures

and related storage facilities, power and renewable

projects, nuclear decommissioning and new build, energy

related financial products, water and wastewater, solid

waste and mining projects. We have a global reach and

utilise the strength of our European offices as well as our

growing CIS/CEE, India, Middle East and Far East practices.

Our expertise and experience covers the full range of

energy and natural resources sectors.


Our sector expertise includes:

* oil and gas

* nuclear

* power

* renewables

* water and wastewater

* solid waste

* Mining

For further details contact Roger Sargologo on Tel : 020 76814018 or mobile 07850 932 732 or email

Hill Dickinson LLP

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Phone : +44 (0)2072 839 033
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Hill Dickinson's marine, trade and energy business group is based in London, Manchester, Liverpool, Monaco, Greece, Hong Kong and Singapore. The division comprises four main teams acting on corporate, commercial, regulatory and litigation matters in the marine industry : 




As well as acting on behalf of the key parties in the yacht insurance market, members of the team also routinely advise owners, managers, brokers designers and builders in relation to sale and purchase issues, build contracts and financing on yachts up to 150 metres.




The team 100 lawyers including 7 mariners and receives instructions from the full spectrum of those involved in the maritime industry including ship owners, charterers, shipyards, P&I clubs, oil majors, insurers and reinsurers and has a highly specialised team dealing with port and terminal operators, underwriters and traders. A highly specialised and award winning PI and Regulatory team deal with personal injury and regulatory matters with particular specialisms in the port and cruise sectors.



We have extensive expertise in handling the disputes and non-contentious matters which arise from the international sale of commodities. This expertise extends to a broad range of goods and commodities, including softs, oils, their by-products and metals.


Cargo, Freight and Logistics


Our cargo and freight team offers specialist legal services to the cargo, logistics and warehousing industries in both the operator and insurance sectors. Each team works closely with an international network of marine surveyors, investigators and loss adjusters, providing the complete marine legal service.


The teams offer a 24/7 emergency service to attend casualties, completions and other urgent situations.

For further information please contact Maria Pittordis on 020 7283 9033 or visit

Holman Fenwick - London

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Phone : +44 (0)20 7264 8000
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Holman Fenwick Willan now have one of the largest teams specialising in legal matters relating to the development and operation of national and international ports and terminals. Our Ports & Terminals Group have been involved with ports and terminals projects in more than 40 locations globally, including in China, India, the Middle East, Africa and South America as well as in the UK and other European countries. In particular we are able to offer our clients legal advice in the following areas: Port Development: We work on greenfield and brownfield terminal projects, including preparation of bid and response documentation, negotiation of concession agreements, lease agreements, BOT arrangements, construction documentation, user agreements and dedicated berth arrangements. For further details contact Alistair Mackie, Global Head of Ports & Terminals on Tel : 020 7264 8000 or visit

Knowles - A Hill International Company

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Phone : 01928 756600
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Provider of commercial, contractual and project management services to the Pipeline Industry including advising on and drafting forms of contract, particularising entitlements (including under the NEC ECC form of contract) to extensions of time and additional costs; delay analysis; dispute avoidance and resolution and the conduct of mediation/conciliation and adjudication proceedings; expert witness and litigation support. For further details contact Charles Wilsoncroft on Tel: 01928 756600 or visit


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Phone : +44 (0) 2074692550
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 When it comes to tugs and offshore support vessels, TugAdvise are the legal specialists. We offer wise advice and insight based on many years of experience from key industry figures in a complete, cost-effective, user-friendly service for owners, operators, contractors, port authorities and insurers.


You can come to us for help with:

·         Claims

·         Emergency response co-ordination

·         Litigation co-ordination

·         Marine services contracts

·         Sale & purchase contracts

·         Salvage

·         Ship building and repair contracts

·         Towage contracts

·         Wreck removal Harbor Authority (CHA) is responsible based support.

 For further details contact Simon Tatham on Tel: +44 (0) 7885 026 

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