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DRY SHIPPING - LITIGATION & TRANSACTIONAL

 

Dry Shipping itself divides between litigation and transactional work, the law involved is primarily contractual. Dry shipping litigation tends to relate more to contractual related disputes including cargo claims, charter party, bill of lading also leading to ship arrest. Shipping transactional work of contractual nature are non-litigation dry shipping.

Brus Chambers is a Top Tier law firm in India for shipping work since 2010 while our partner Dr. Shrikant Pareshnath Hathi is listed in the elite “Leading Lawyers” list as “Leading Individual”, for shipping work in India by Legal 500 since 2004. Our firm is recognised by several international credential bodies as the 'Best Indian Shipping Law Firm' and is preferred by international and local clients.

Our dry shipping include contractual matters of a contentious and non-contentious nature:

Dry Shipping - Litigation/ Contentious:

International Commercial and Contractual Disputes
Letter of Credit
FOB, CIF contracts
Lay time
Demurrage
Safe port
Seaworthiness
Notice of readiness
Breach of warranty
"Deemed earned" clause on freight in a voyage charter
"Off-hire" events in a time charter
Delivery without production of the bill of lading
"Through" bill of lading
Cargo claims
Marine insurance claims
Shipbuilding contract
Ship repair
Arrests or Release of Ships
Bunker Disputes
Recovery of Unpaid Dues
Cargo Claims, Repairs
Claims, Liens, Towage, Salvage, Pilotage
Commodity Disputes
Damage Done or Received by any Ship
Freight, Hire, Demurrage, Laytime
Masters and Crew Claims
Necessaries & Supplies
Ownership, Possession, Building, Equipping
Shipping Litigation & Arbitration
Bill of Lading, Charter parties
Construction of Ships & Rigs
P&I Clubs, Settlement
Marine Insurance

Dry Shipping - Non-Litigation/ Non-Contentious:

Sale and Purchase of ship
New Building contract with shipbuilders
Ship Mortgage
Ship Finance
Ship Agency
Port and Jetty Terminals
Port Projects and Developments
Ship and Asset Financing, Mortgage
Ship or Rig Building agreements
Ship Registration and Flagging
Agreements & Contracts
Port Facilities & Regulations
 

 

2014/2015 (Leading Individual)
Shrikant Hathi ranked by The Asia Pacific Legal 500 as a 'Leading individual' in India for shipping work

2013/2014 (Leading Individual)
Shrikant Hathi ranked by The Asia Pacific Legal 500 as a 'Leading individual' in India for shipping work

2012/2013 (Leading Individual)
Shrikant Hathi ranked by The Asia Pacific Legal 500 as a 'Leading individual' in India for shipping work

2011/2012 (Leading Individual)
Shrikant Hathi ranked by The Asia Pacific Legal 500 as a 'Leading individual' in India for shipping work

2010/2011 (Leading Individual)
Shrikant Hathi ranked by The Asia Pacific Legal 500 as a 'Leading individual' in India for shipping work

2009/2010 (Leading Individual)
Shrikant Hathi ranked by The Asia Pacific Legal 500 as a 'Leading individual' in India for shipping work

2008/2009 (Leading Individual)
Shrikant Hathi ranked by The Asia Pacific Legal 500 as a 'Leading individual' in India for shipping work

2007/2008 (Leading Individual)
Shrikant Hathi ranked by The Asia Pacific Legal 500 as a 'Leading individual' in India for shipping work

2006/2007 (Leading Individual)
Shrikant Hathi ranked by The Asia Pacific Legal 500 as a 'Leading individual' in India for shipping work

2005/2006 (Leading Individual)
Shrikant Hathi ranked by The Asia Pacific legal 500 as a 'Leading individual' in India for shipping work

2012/2013 (Firm Ranking)
Brus Chambers is ranked as Top Tier Law Firm by The Asia Pacific Legal 500 in India for shipping work

2011/2012 (Firm Ranking)
Brus Chambers is ranked as Top Tier Law Firm by The Asia Pacific Legal 500 in India for shipping work

2010/2011 (Firm Ranking)
Brus Chambers is ranked as Top Tier Law Firm by The Asia Pacific Legal 500 in India for shipping work

2009/2010 (Firm Ranking)
Brus Chambers is ranked as Top Tier Law Firm by The Asia Pacific Legal 500 in India for shipping work

2008/2009 (Firm Ranking)
Brus Chambers is ranked by The Asia Pacific Legal 500 in India for shipping work

2008/2007 (Firm Ranking)
Brus Chambers is ranked by The Asia Pacific Legal 500 in India for shipping work

2007/2006 (Firm Ranking)
Brus Chambers is ranked by The Asia Pacific Legal 500 in India for shipping work

2012/2013
...Shrikant Hathi is one of the world's leading shipping and maritime lawyers and one of the pre-eminent practitioners in this field.
- Euromoney Expert Guide
 
2011/2012
...Shrikant Hathi is one of the world's leading shipping and maritime lawyers and one of the pre-eminent practitioners in this field.
- Euromoney Expert Guide
 
2010/2011
...Shrikant Hathi is one of the world's leading shipping and maritime lawyers and one of the pre-eminent practitioners in this field.
- Euromoney Expert Guide
 
2009/2010
...Shrikant Hathi is one of the world's leading shipping and maritime lawyers and one of the pre-eminent practitioners in this field.
- Euromoney Expert Guide
2008/2009
...Shrikant Hathi is one of the world's leading shipping and maritime lawyers and one of the pre-eminent practitioners in this field.
- Expert Guide (6th Edition)- Euromoney (2008/2009)
 
2007/2008
...is a dominant force within the Indian admiralty, maritime and shipping market. The firm is especially noted for its experience in ship arrests and releases, not to mention P&I settlements, shipping finance, acquisitions and maritime arbitration. Impressive representative clients include Windforce Maritime Enterprises, Teesta Agro Industries and the Shun Shing Group. Of interest, the practice advised Club Alanzo VIP Cruises, who have entered into a construction contract for the building of a one-of-its-kind wooden vessel which will be operating as a seven star cruise liner, and acted for Kasturi Commodities in relation to its considered purchase of the high-profile Le Clemenceau vessel which found itself recalled because of the large volumes of asbestos carried onboard.
- The Asia Pacific legal 500 (2007/2008)
 
2006/ 2007
...offers a full-service shipping practice under managing partner Shrikant Hathi. It is notably strong in ship arrests, which forms a large part of its practice. The firm also gaining experience in more off-beat shipping-related work, such as advising a client on the building of floating hotel in the form of a reproduction Chinese junk, and setting up of a floating casino business in Goa'
- The Asia Pacific legal 500 (2006/2007) 

2006/ 2007
...stands out for its (predominantly oil) projects-related work in the Middle East, notably in the UAE, Qatar, and even Iraq. It also has experience of work related to projects in the subcontinent.
- The Asia Pacific Legal 500 (2006/2007)

'Recommended firm for shipping, projects and energy, dispute resolution'
-The Asia Pacific Legal 500, 2005/06

'The firm has strong litigation arms, both in Mumbai and New Delhi'
-The Asia Pacific Legal 500, 2003/04

The full complement of shipping-related work is offered by Brus Chambers, including purchases and sales, cargo-claims, casualties, charterparties, collisions, marine insurance and finance. Ship arrests and releases are where the firm particularly excels, where a young and committed group of partners, including Shrikant Hathi and Binita Hathi, work flat out to obtain favourable results for clients
-The Asia Pacific Legal 500, 2005/06

'The practice assists overseas clients in ship arrests and releases, purchases and sales, cargo-claim, casualties, charter parties, collisions, marine insurance and commercial'
-The Asia Pacific Legal 500, 2004/05

'..it has established strong links with several high-profile shipping companies and has advised on numerous ship arrests.'
-The Asia Pacific Legal 500, 2003/04

'A good choice for oil & gas related projects, with experience of power projects'
-The Asia Pacific Legal 500, 2005/06

'The International Arbitration and Litigation book, co-authored by partners of Brus Chambers is fantastic'
-Kari Russ, Editor, Aspatore Books, 2005/06
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Our Admiralty, Maritime & Shipping practice includes:
 

Arrest of Ship
Affreightment
Agency Fees
Agreements
Arbitration
Berth Claims
Bid Preparations
Bill of Lading
Brokerage
Bunker Claims
Canal Dues
Cargo Claims
Carriage of Goods
Casualties
Charter Party
CIF and FOB
Claims
Claims by Master
Claims for Ship
Collision Claims
Collision Claims
Commercial Disputes
Commission
Conflict of Laws
Construction of Rigs
Construction of Ships
Containers
Contracts
Crew Wages
Damages
Demurrage Claims
Disbursement Claims
Dock Dues
Documentary Credits
Documentation
Equipping Claims
Establishing Business
Execution of Award
Execution of Decree
FDI
Financing
Fire
Flagging
Freight
General Average
Harbour Dues
Hire and off-hire Claims
Inspection
Insurance
Insurance Premium
Joint ventures
Jurisdiction
Lay time Claims
Legal Research
Lien
Limitation of Liability
Liner Operations
Litigation
Mortgage Claims
Multimodal
Necessaries
Negotiations
Ownership Dispute
P& I Settlement
Personal Injury
Pilotage
Port Dues
Port Facilities
Port Regulations
Privatisation
Purchase of Ships
Recoveries
Registration of Ships
Regulatory Issues
Release of Ship
Repair Claims
Sale of Ships
Salvage Claims
Ship Building Claims
Ship Finance
Ship Possession
Ship Registration
Short Landing
Subrogation
Supply Claims
Taxation
Towage Claims
Trade Finance
Unimodal
Unpaid Dues
Unsafe Port
Warranties
Waterway Dues

We are known worldwide for our expertise in shipping and have one of the strongest shipping practices in India and are highly recommended in this area, by independent credential bodies. 

The Asia Pacific Legal 500, has consistently recommended Brus Chambers for shipping work.

The Asia Pacific Legal 500 , has consistently ranked Shrikant Hathi as 'Leading Individual' for shipping work in India.
 


 

 

 

 
 

Brus Chambers is a partnership law firm registered under the Indian Partnership Act and is also registered with the Bombay High Court as Advocates & Solicitors and with the Bombay Incorporated Law Society as Solicitors. All partners are also registered with the Bar Council to practice law while some partners are also registered with the Supreme Court of India as Advocate on Record and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales. The information provided in the entire site is of general nature and may not apply to any particular set of facts or circumstances. It should not be construed as soliciting for client nor as legal advice and does not constitute an engagement of Brus Chambers or establish an attorney-client relationship. If you wish to browse our URL any further then may we request you to read the terms & disclaimer page.

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