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  • cargo marine

    Cargo

  • casualty marine

    Casualty

  • Charterparties Marine

    Charterparties

  • commercial litigation thumb

    Dispute Resolution & International Arbitration

  • Employment, Pensions & Immigration

  • Finance Marine

    Finance

  • Insurance

  • owners & operators marine

    Owners & Operators

  • Shipbuilding & Offshore Construction Marine

    Shipbuilding & Offshore Construction

    Shipbuilding & Offshore Construction Marine

    Shipbuilding & Offshore Construction

    This firm has an impressive global footprint and delivers high-quality work from both mainstream shipping jurisdictions and emerging markets
    Chambers & Partners Global 2014
    Clyde & Co LLP’s shipping practice is praised for its "depth of knowledge and breadth of experience"
    Legal 500 UK 2013

    Acting for shipyards and buyers on the construction and refit of all types of vessels, we are well placed to understand the challenges of this forward-facing, dynamic micro-industry.

    Shipbuilding has been revolutionised over the last decade with new building practices and the increase in construction of specialist offshore vessels, such as LNG, LPG, FPSO, FLNG and intervention vessels. However yards continue to face challenges including intense global competition for new build orders, demanding delivery targets, technical innovation and tougher regulation.

    In the current climate, clients need to be assured they will receive accurate and appropriate contract advice, especially those participating in large scale projects, or those who are looking to renegotiate and restructure contracts. We have the necessary skill and experience to advise our clients when drafting and altering their contracts, as well as dealing with any potential disputes which may arise through these changes.

    The ability to act for both builders and owners in the shipbuilding cycle gives us an insight into both sides of the equation, whether dealing with new build, conversion, or shipbreaking and ship recycling, we offer both advisory and contentious advice.

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    • Gildas Rostain

      Partner

    • David Bennet

      Partner

    • Mark Walsh

      Partner

    • Sandra Sinclair-Hughes

      Partner

    • Robert Wilson

      Partner

    • Ik Wei Chong

      Partner / Managing Director, Asia

    • Maurice Thompson

      Partner

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    Transactional Shipping

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    Transportation & Logistics

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  • Sources attest that the team is "very responsive, accurate and flexible," and that the firm's "global presence is very much an asset"
    Chambers & Partners UK 2013
  • Clyde & Co LLP’s shipping practice is praised for its "depth of knowledge and breadth of experience"
    Legal 500 UK 2013
  • This firm has an impressive global footprint and delivers high-quality work from both mainstream shipping jurisdictions and emerging markets
    Chambers & Partners Global 2014
  • The full-service practice has the capacity to advise on both wet and dry matters
    Chambers & Partners Global 2014
  • Clyde & Co has an established reputation as one of the leading international shipping practices
    Chambers & Partners UK 2011

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