Commercial Advice, Effective Solutions.

We are a law firm specialising exclusively in shipping and international trade.

Established as Marine Law Solicitors in 2002, Barry Young and Joe Crewdson provide effective legal advice and support to companies across the world.

Based in Newcastle upon Tyne, we can undertake specialist work at significantly lower rates compared to London based companies, whilst still providing high quality advice.

Our Expertise

Charter Party
Bill of Lading disputes
Cargo Claims
Ship Sales and Purchase

Construction & Building Disputes
Insurance and Reinsurance
Bunker Quality Disputes
Hull & Machinery Damage Claims

Groundings & Unsafe Port Claims
Commodity Disputes
Letters of Credit
Bills of Exchange

Member of the Law Society of England and Wales

Supporting Members of the London Maritime Arbitrators Association

Marine Law Solicitors Complaints Procedure