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.
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 report on 'Why transport is key to economic prosperity' highlights the challenge of finding the right skills in the transport sector.
A fully integrated, high-performing transport system is key to sustained economic prosperity. World-class international gateways, ports and airports, as well as reliable inter-urban routes, improve business efficiency, stimulate investment and innovation and increase competition by opening access to new markets.
DWF’s global transport practice comprises more than 100 lawyers across 12 UK locations and 12 international offices who deliver in-depth knowledge of the automotive, maritime, rail, aviation, road transport and logistics sectors.