Windahl Sandroos & Co. is internationally recognized as a leading legal adviser to the maritime industry.
The dedicated shipping lawyers of the firm assist clients in the shipping and transport sectors. We provide legal assistance and advice on commercial and liability issues and assist in transactions involving the operation of ships and shipowning activities. Our clients include:
Ship owners, operators and charterers
Ship brokers and managers
Bunker suppliers and other suppliers
Stevedores and port terminals
Logistics Services Providers
Insurers and banks
Transportation and shipping companies.
Legal assistance and advice in relation to carriage of goods by sea – whether pursuant to a charterparty, bill of lading or other transport document – is an important area of our maritime law practice. We assist with legal issues involving carriage of goods by sea, such as chartering, transport of general cargo and contracts of affreightment.
We provice assistance within all shipping sectors, including tankers, containers, bulk cargoes, project cargoes, ferries and offshore support vessels and we represent clients before courts and tribunals in liability cases, including under C/P’s, the Hague-Rules, Hague-Visby Rules and national law, and offer advice on all other legal aspects of sea carriage.
We have detailed knowledge of all aspects of marine and transport insurance derived from years of cooperation with clients in the transport and marine insurance industry.