Shipping and international tradeChambers 2017 Leading FirmTop Tier Legal 500 2015

We are the only East Anglian law firm ranked in the top tier by the Legal 500 for our shipping practice. Whether you are an insurer, a P & I Club, a shipowner, a charterer, a financier or a port authority, we have specialists who can advise on a wide range of shipping and logistics issues.

Birketts LLP has ‘a rich heritage of effective and specifically targeted services’ in shipping and logistics matters and clients note the ‘promptness, patience and skill’ of the firm’s lawyers. Legal 500 | UK 2016

Our team has wide experience of acting in complex, high value multi-jurisdictional and cross-border disputes for UK and international clients in all major jurisdictions. We are familiar with leading arbitral institutions and procedures and have a strong ethos of achieving commercially sound outcomes and ensuring minimum disruption to your business.

Our lawyers have extensive language skills including French, Spanish, German, Dutch, Greek, Mandarin, Cantonese and Russian. We have particular knowledge of and strong connections in Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, China, Iran, the Netherlands and Scandinavia.

Many of the lawyers in the team have ex-City backgrounds and are able to provide specialist skills rarely found in regional practice at non-City prices.

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