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 maritime law 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.
This event will explore how the infrastructure, design and maintenance of airports and ports are evolving to keep pace with global competition, advances in technology, service demand and the potential impact of Brexit.
It is the beginning of the end for the internal combustion engine as legislators across the globe clamp down on the sale of fossil fueled vehicles and electric vehicles present themselves as a viable alternative. Provided the right legal and commercial conditions exist, there is the opportunity for a real power shift in the world of commercial transport.
68% of surveyed respondents in our latest report believe that AI and its benefits for commercial transport are overhyped. Add to that the industry's concerns relating to data security, job losses, ethical use, personal privacy rights and potential liabilities arising out of the use of AI, and the conclusion must be that the adoption of AI in the transport industry is no slam dunk.
With the advancement of electric vehicle fleets and the development of electric roads, is this the end for fossil fuels? Read the fourth in our series of articles that explores how technology is being harnessed to drive the transport of the future.
Blockchain has been hailed as the most disruptive technology in the transport sector since the introduction of the standard shipping container in the 1960s. Today, we cannot imagine shipping without containers. We believe that in the years ahead, the world will look back to the advent of blockchain technology in the same way.
Blockchain technology could change the face of commercial transport, but only once its full potential is unlocked. Read the third in our series of articles that explores how technology is being harnessed to drive the transport of the future.
The adoption of data analytics has grown exponentially, but concerns over security and privacy remain. Read the second in our series of articles that explores how technology is being harnessed to drive the transport of the future.
The rules-based system components of AI are a "natural fit" for many transport businesses, particularly marine insurance underwriting given the structured nature of the questions and answers required. In this article we look at AI and its influence on marine insurance.
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.