Skip to main content

Shipping & Maritime

The Shipping and Maritime Law sector with all of its quirks, is one of the most fundamental industries to the UK economy (for prosperity and security – according to, and internationally too.

Fighting Shipping & Maritime fraud, disputes & more

Shipping law is a complex and ever-evolving field that presents a range of legal challenges. Tenet is a specialist fraud firm with a range of maritime experience. We provide our clients with an unparalleled in-depth understanding of the risks associated with the maritime industry.

Maritime fraud appears to be on the rise (according to United Nations data). It causes significant disruption to supply chains and can add unwanted costs to all involved. Whilst many parties will look at contractual issues, they may overlook the variety of dishonesty-type claims that may also place Claimants in a better position. That is just one way we can help.

Our team of experienced professionals have successfully handled a wide range of domestic and international arbitration and litigation cases, including complex and high-profile matters. Our expertise and knowledge within the shipping sector helps our clients worldwide anticipate and respond to potential disputes with greater confidence. Value of cases range from low value, to billion-dollar claims.

To find out how we can help please give us a call or email us.

Sector expertise

We can support you and your business with a range of Dry Shipping issues
(contractual and commercial matters) including:

  • Dispute resolution including arbitration.
  • litigation, mediation and negotiations.
  • Advising and drafting commercial contracts
    (including specific charterparties).
  • Vessel, cargo and logistics matters.
  • Marine insurance.
  • Wet Shipping matters (incidents at sea, such as: piracy, collisions, salvage, wrecks, or other misadventures).

We represent both claimants and respondents / defendants and can service all values of work, including those claims where resource and cost may be problematic.

Our lawyers bring together experience from a variety of sectors including shipping, finance, manufacturing and engineering.

We act under the rules of major Arbitration Institutions, including ICC, LCIA, LMAA and UNCITRAL, etc.

Who can we help?
Owners | Operators | Governments | Commodity Traders | Insurers | Underwriters | Brokers | P&I Clubs | Ship Yards and more…

Our team of Lawyers provide a tailored dispute resolution strategy, and assist you with working towards the best outcome to meet your commercial objectives. Irrespective of the complexity of the claim we can support you at every stage. From drafting contracts, and advising on law/procedures, right the way through to initiating settlement, and organising any hearings, award challenges, enforcement, and more. Our global contacts across the legal / shipping sector can provide additional support if legal advice is required outside of Tenet’s jurisdiction.

To discover more about the world of financial crime and fraud please see our Fraud Hub.

What is it your business needs?

If you need advice on your financial crime risk be it revising policies, internal training, bespoke solutions or advice on responding to fraud.

Contact details

Phone: 0121 796 4020


Fax: 0843 216 4240


Tenet Compliance & Litigation Limited
Sterling House, 71 Francis Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham B16 8SP


Copyright © Tenet Law. All Rights Reserved.

Tenet Compliance & Litigation Limited. Registered Office, Sterling House, 71 Francis Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham B16 8SP. Registered in England and Wales. Registered No: 09776405. Authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. SRA Identification No. 626562.

Created by Gritt & Co