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Shipping & Maritime

Our costs lawyers deal with all aspects of legal costs arising from complex and substantial shipping and maritime disputes in the Business and Property Courts of England and Wales and in arbitrations.

Brexit, climate change and the coronavirus pandemic are just some of the key challenges and opportunities impacting the magnitude and nature of large shipping and maritime disputes. As experts in legal costs, we prepare costs pleadings and provide comprehensive advice in relation to complex costs issues in shipping and maritime claims brought on behalf of businesses and individuals involved in industry.


We address and resolve multifaceted challenges in relation to all aspects of legal costs in claims relating to accidents or misadventure at sea and 'dry' work involving the commercial and contractual side, including the financing, construction and use of ships.


Our dynamic and client-focussed team have expertise in both the costs management process and detailed assessment procedure. We prepare costs budgets that properly and specifically reflect the important interaction between case and costs management in shipping and maritime, and we have extensive experience in the preparation of multi-million pound bills of costs.


Shipping and maritime disputes are complex by their very nature and the ensuing procedure for the assessment of costs often is too. We understand that costs pleadings in claims of this nature must be immaculately prepared and our clients can trust us to prepare their costs pleadings with the meticulous attention to detail required.

Contact us now to discuss your needs and receive a free, no obligation quotation.

Athene Legal

32 Threadneedle Street



0207 459 4843

Services in Shipping & Maritime

We help to address and resolve multifaceted challenges in relation to all aspects of legal costs, tailoring our strategic approach to address the specific objectives of our clients.

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