Pacific Maritime can provide assistance for a range of maritime commercial matters, including:

Brisbane Commercial Maritime Lawyers

  • Specific legal advice and due diligence if you are starting, buying or selling a marine business.
  • Maritime transactions, including purchase, sale and leasing of vessels and other maritime assets.
  • Marine legislative compliance checks and audits of existing marine businesses.
  • Registration and ownership of vessels, including share-holdings and appropriate ownership structures.
  • Advice regarding marine business structures including partnerships, trusts and corporations.
  • Partnership and joint venture agreements for marine projects.
  • Advice on charter parties and other maritime contracts.
  • Guarantees and security documents for the maritime industry.
  • Bankruptcy and debt collection.
  • Employment law including employment contracts, employee rights, unfair dismissal and confidentiality agreements.
  • Advice on legislative requirements, including specialist marine areas such as seaworthiness, general safety and safe operation obligations, registration of vessels and appropriate licensing.
  • Corporate and commercial litigation in Court and alternative dispute resolution.

Marine Insurance Law

Marine Insurance is a specialist area, with its own legal regime and language. Pacific Maritime Lawyers Pty Ltd can assist navigating the complexities of this area, for all facets of marine insurance, including:

  • Marine Cargo Claims
  • Hull and Machinery damage
  • Protection and Indemnity Club liability claims issues
  • Environmental Insurance issues