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Ince Gordon Dadds Emergency Response +442072836999


A market leader for all aspects of shipping work, Ince has over 150 years’ experience, with a deep industry knowledge and focus on providing straightforward, practical legal advice tailored to clients’ specific needs.

We assist clients across the industry - whether you are a shipowner, charterer, ship manager, operator, trader, cargo owner, shipbuilder, finance provider or insure marine risks and whatever type of vessel or marine craft may be involved, including tankers (product, chemical and crude), LNG/LPG carriers, bulk carriers, containerships, heavy lift vessels, ferries, cruise ships, yachts, FPSOs and FRSUs and offshore support vessels.

With shipping lawyers based in our international offices, many of which are located in major ports, shipping or insurance centres, we have the ability and expertise to service your needs across time zones.

Our shipping lawyers handle the full range of wet and dry, contentious and transactional shipping work.  We can also help you with regulatory and compliance issues, including anti-bribery, corruption, EU & competition and employment issues, arising in the maritime context.

Admiralty and Casualty Response

Should you face a casualty situation our 24 hour emergency response hotline ensures that you can contact us to obtain focused advice at any time, 365 days of the year:  24 hour emergency response hotline: +44 (0)20 7283 6999.

We have proven expertise in all areas of casualty and admiralty response, including dealing with salvage, pollution, piracy incidents and general average issues. We have a large team of former mariners across our international offices. Read more here.

Dry shipping

On the dry shipping side, we routinely deal with charterparty and bills of lading disputes, providing fast, commercial advice to clients in order to resolve disputes as efficiently and swiftly as possible. We handle all aspects of shipping dispute resolution, from small value claims to high profile, complex, multi-jurisdictional disputes and whether in court proceedings, arbitration or other alternative dispute resolution forums, such as mediation or early intervention. Read more here.

Transactions and financing

Our expertise extends to providing legal advice on transactional issues, covering all aspects of maritime finance and leasing transactions, ship sale and purchase, shipbuilding and projects. Read more here.

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