Shipping & Maritime Law

Maritime law, also known as admiralty law, is a body of laws, conventions, and treaties that govern private maritime business and other nautical matters. In India, The Admiralty (Jurisdiction and Settlement of Maritime Claims) Act, 2017 was enacted on 9 August 2017 to consolidate the laws relating to Admiralty. The Act implemented, repeals all the outdated provisions relating to Admiralty.

In Abbasi & Associates the expertise and experience of each lawyer is drawn upon to provide an integrated and responsive service to suit the specific needs of the clients to solve their maritime disputes. We have experience in dealing with contentions and non-contentions matters relating to: bills of lading and charter parties, international sale of goods and related disputes, loan agreement and bank guarantees further extension with necessary legal assistance to our clients in all port and customs related matters in Indian port cities. We also have extensive experience in maritime litigation, civil / commercial / labour and other matters connected with port, customs, admiralty and successfully representing clients in such disputes.

Abbasi & Associate has also successfully dealt with a wide number of cases related to admiralty & maritime law on the following concerns:
Rules and regulations concerning operating in Indian territorial waters.
Giving proper advice and apt solutions on issues like non-payment of wages, work conditions issues, etc.
Safeguarding the interest of Indian nationals on ships.
Helping the concern authority to draft every legal letter and agreements.
Making appearance and representation on behalf of the clients in arbitrations, to resolve the dispute in a manner it is decided referring to the maritime arbitrator/ arbitral tribunal.
Every maritime law are dealt by experienced minds in the firm, including admiralty and vice admiralty.

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