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    Transactional Shipping

    Clyde & Co has a team that punches above its weight with a solid presence in both the commercial ship finance arena and the superyacht sector
    Legal 500
    Owners appreciate the firms "all encompassing" service and "high degree of business acumen"
    Chambers & Partners

    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.

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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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