Having very highly regarded Construction and Shipping practices places 4 Pump Court at the forefront of the legal market for shipbuilding disputes.

Our barristers are valued by clients and instructing solicitors for their detailed technical understanding of large-scale shipbuilding projects, and also for their appreciation of the associated insurance and professional negligence aspects of such cases.

Our Shipping and Construction barristers have significant experience of major shipbuilding disputes, including:

  • Classification issues
  • Delay and disruption
  • Design issues
  • Guarantees
  • Financing
  • Termination

We represent owners, charterers, clubs, shipyards, commodities houses, and national governments. We act for clients internationally, with a particular focus on those based in China, Greece, Hong Kong, Scandinavia, Singapore and the USA.

For help and advice please contact our Practice Director:

Paul Bloxham
T: +44 (0)207 842 5523
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New Construction and Shipbuilding Case Update: Prevention Principle and Delay Notices

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