• Cargo

  • Casualty

  • Charterparties

  • commercial litigation thumb

    Dispute Resolution & International Arbitration

  • Employment, Pensions & Immigration

  • Finance

  • Insurance

  • Owners & Operators

  • Shipbuilding & Offshore Construction

  • Superyachts

  • Transactional Shipping

    Transactional Shipping

    a very efficient and hard-working team that is always available at short notice to assist.
    Chambers UK 2019
    extremely responsive and diligent firm
    Chambers UK 2019

    Providing an industry specific, all-encompassing service, in relation to corporate, commercial, flagging, finance matters, ownership (including potential structures), and operational matters in the shipping industry.

    We offer clients a full service, whether looking at the intricacies of financing arrangements, negotiation of sale and purchase documentation or bigger picture considerations in connection with ship ownership, we have the experience and knowledge to provide you with bespoke advice.

    Our global team advises companies on ship building contracts, sale and purchase of second hand tonnage, joint ventures, pooling agreements, financing (private equity and traditional bank financing) and commercial and technical management contracts.

    We have experience relating to all types of vessels including commercial tonnage, cruise ships, superyachts, offshore rigs and units as well as supply and support vessels.

    With more than 20 years of experience, we have an unparalleled understanding and breadth of experience of both the commercial and the superyacht industry and their potential challenges.  We act predominantly for owners and operators and other stakeholders in the shipping industry, offering a unique service for all your needs. In the superyacht sector we act for several of the leading superyacht builders, owners and designers and are considered to be opinion leaders.

  • Transportation & Logistics

  • Greek Desk

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  • Clyde & Co LLP stands out for its ‘strength-in-depth’, its ‘market muscle’ and for its ‘up to date, agile, commercially focused and committed service’.
    Legal 500 2019
  • They have incredible global coverage and in-depth expertise and the capability to provide rapid and comprehensive responses.
    Chambers UK 2019
  • excels in cargo claims, freight liability, marine subrogated, personal injury claims in addition to shipping and yacht insurance issues
    Legal 500 2019
  • Highly regarded shipping practice with strong capabilities covering wet and dry shipping matters.
    Chambers UK 2018
  • Clyde & Co LLP's team provides 'practical and cost-effective solutions' and has a 'great international network'.
    Legal 500 UK 2018

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