Maritime

Our leading edge Maritime law practice offers a wide range of shipping services to clients in the Shipping and Logistics industry. Our Clients comprise of both public and private sector interests. We represent Ship Owners/Agents, Ship Finance institutions, P & I Clubs, Freight Forwarders, and Terminal Operators. We advise government at the legislative and executive levels on Legal drafting, Law Reform and Policy matters. We pioneered Public Private Partnership advisory Legal Services on Port Privatization in Nigeria.

The Firm provides legal advice, undertakes negotiations, documentation of agreements and preparation of Court processes as applicable in respect of:

  • Arrest of ships
  • Cargo claims
  • Registration of ships
  • Ship finance/mortgages
  • Sale/lease/charter and purchase of vessels
  • Marine insurance claims
  • Admiralty claims
  • Cabotage compliance
  • Law of the sea
  • General maritime inquiries
  • Conduct litigation and arbitration connected with these areas
  • Litigation and ADR

The firm also undertakes consultancy on maritime Conventions, maritime policy and administration, maritime training, workshops and seminars.