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Sale & purchase disputes

We have vast experience in ship sale and purchase disputes, whether you are a buyer or a seller.

Whether the dispute relates to the condition of the ship, a failure to pay the deposit, a fatal delay or an outright refusal to take delivery, we have the expertise to assist.

In the last 50 years we have been involved in many of the leading cases on ship sale and purchase. Our lawyers have considerable experience in advising on all forms of contract, advising regularly on all the widely used standard form contracts, including the Norwegian Saleform. We are also the authors of “Sale of Ships: The Norwegian Saleform”, the leading publication on the law of the sale and purchase of ships.

This unparalleled knowledge and understanding allows us to identify the real issues you face and to resolve them quickly and commercially.

Our advice does not just focus on the legal elements. We will also give you the commercial and practical guidance that you need. If a dispute arises, we can help you to find a quick and efficient business solution.

If matters do escalate and involve court or arbitration proceedings, we are experienced litigators and will guide and represent you throughout the process to reach the best possible outcome.

We also have the expertise to assist if issues arise relating to financing or if you need documents drafted in relation to sale and purchase transactions

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