Pacific Maritime Lawyers is an Australian based global Law Firm.


  • Superyacht Sales and Purchases
  • Flagging and Registration
  • Business structures for Purchases
  • Superyacht crewing contracts
  • Contracts for Charter
  • Coastal trading regime advice to government and shipowners.
  • Salvage and the intervention convention in the great barrier reef.
  • Competition law and exclusive towage license arrangements.
  • Established a marine based joint venture between corporate owners.
  • Advised owners in relation to ship repair contracts, both domestically and overseas.
  • Advised a statutory agency in relation to legislative reform.
  • Successfully defended regulatory action against domestic commercial vessels.
  • Successfully defended regulatory action under Queensland marine safety laws.
  • P&I Club work, including wreck removal.
  • Maritime Law, Expert Witness and Regulatory Compliance.
  • Notary Public – both Queensland and New South Wales
  • Justice of the Peace NSW services


  • Incident Investigation.
  • Salvage and Maritime Incident Project Management.
  • Business analysis, Business and Project plan development.
  • Risk assessments.
  • Safety Management Systems.
  • Applications for specific exemptions.


  • Legislation review for State Governments and agencies.
  • Procurement and tender review.
  • VTS Management and Project implementation.
  • Oil pollution prevention, response and cost recovery.
  • Outsourced process management and decision support.
  • Training on powers and enforcement.
  • Investigation and evidence gathering

Honorary Solicitors for:

  • Australian Shipbuilders and Repair Group (ASRG)
  • Australian Commercial Vessel Operators Association (ACVOA)

Contact us to arrange a consultation.