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Ince Gordon Dadds Emergency Response +442072836999

Admiralty & casualty response

What will be your priority if you are faced with a serious maritime emergency? If the worst case scenario becomes a reality, and your ship runs aground in a remote location or collides or finds itself in trouble in a hostile environment? What if it happens at the wrong time of the year, in the middle of the night, on a weekend or holiday?

24 hour emergency response hotline: +44 (0)20 7283 6999.

Your priorities will depend on whether you are a shipowner, a P&I Club, insurer, cargo owner, charterer or salvage company. You will need immediate, reliable advice to identify the important issues, deal with them and achieve the best possible outcome. You will want reassurance that what you value - your crew, ship, cargo, business relationships and company reputation - is in safe hands.
This premier firm possesses an emergency response team that is singled out by clients for its strength. Chambers 
A strong and committed international player in shipping matters, with a deep bench of practitioners. Regularly advises on high-stakes disputes work, such as casualty and contractual matters. Chambers and Partners UK 
They are very responsive and efficient in turning things around. They’re excellent tacticians who give first-class advice. Chambers and Partners Global 
When you have a maritime casualty you will need fast, expert legal advice, and practical guidance for dealing with investigations, witnesses, crews and their families, evidence preservation and the media. We have a highly trained team of ex-mariners across the world in our 11 international offices. They bring a wealth of practical, technical and commercial knowledge to every crisis. Having been at sea themselves, they understand the pressures and realities of reacting to the unexpected.

We can help you to manage all kinds of incidents ranging from collisions, groundings and ship fires to cases involving large scale pollution, salvage and wreck removal issues.

We work every week on incident investigations. We can help you to decide how and where to resolve any disputes, how to deal with issues of limitation, how to pursue and defend claims, as well as representing you in formal inquiries and liaising with authorities.

Our combination of expertise, experience and flexibility means that we are instructed in virtually every major maritime casualty worldwide. The highly charged aftermath of a shipping casualty can be a deeply stressful and anxious time. When you work with us you will be able to get on with running your business, safe in the knowledge that your case is being handled by our expert team.

Emergency Response

If you have an emergency, think of us. We have a dedicated emergency response hotline manned every hour of every day. Our offices around the world are connected to provide immediate legal and practical advice. We know that speed is of the essence. When you are in trouble, you will be our highest priority.

Get in touch for more information. We would be delighted to meet you to tell you more, but if it is already too late then our 24 hour hotline can be contacted on +44 (0)20 7283 6999.

For more information and to discuss your requirements contact Christian Dwyer, Harry Hirst or Faz Peermohamed.

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