Our marine work covers cross border disputes, sanctions, piracy, maritime security, the international sale of goods, financing and selling new and pre- owned vessels, leasing and management, transaction finalisation and regulatory filings, bareboat and time charters, and delivery and operation issues.
"A top quality team, particularly in the field of marine insurance."– Chambers & Partners and Legal 500
Whether you’re an international trade or commodities company, an insurer or reinsurer, a P&I club or shipbuilder, bank or finance house, or even involved in insurance, tax or overseas legal services our recognised sector specialists are experienced in directing organisations, such as yours, with commercially sensitive and decisive advice.
Working on contentious or non-contentious, wet or dry matters we combine a commitment to service excellence with innovative, sustainable legal solutions. Our proven track record, across the sector is recognised in the legal directories, where our broad industry team is praised for its insight, understanding and knowledge.
As the UK faces a future outside the European Union, its ability to trade – with Europe and elsewhere – will be crucial to its future prosperity.
Could your business be liable for an unlimited fine? What you need to know about the new corporate offences relating to tax evasion. Taking no action is not an option.
Following the launch of the revised arbitration rules of the Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC) (the DIAC Rules) during Dubai Arbitration Week in November 2017, their adoption by Ruler’s Decree is now (according to confidential sources) imminent and likely to coincide with the official adoption of the new United Arab Emirates (UAE) Federal Arbitration Law, which is to replace the UAE Arbitration Chapter, that is, the arbitration-specific provisions of the UAE Civil Procedures Code.
Big data doesn’t have to be intimidating. Whether by air, land or sea transportation and logistics already generates and processes large data sets on a regular basis. The prospect of dealing with even larger amounts of data and using increased computational power to analyse it – the opportunity that 'Big Data' presents, is exciting progress.
Transport has never been more important to the success of retailers.
A robust, reliable and comprehensive transport system is undoubtedly fundamental to a prosperous economy and provides economic and social benefits such as access to markets, inward investment and job creation.
Imagine your current daily commute to work. Now, replace the image of gridlock, stress and lost productivity, with one of smoothly flowing traffic, alerts to help you avoid traffic jams and directions guiding you to a parking space close to your office.
Technology in the transport sector can sometimes feel like being on a battlefield a few centuries ago. You know that the enemy is behind the brow of the hill, you can see small sorties coming forward, but you know that the bulk of their forces are massed, out of sight, waiting to advance.
DWF’s global transport practice comprises more than 60 lawyers across the globe who deliver in-depth knowledge of the automotive, maritime, rail, aviation, road transport and logistics sectors.