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Shipping and Transport

The broad scope of areas in Civil Law mirrors our broad scope of experience and expertise complimented by commercial awareness.

With significant experience, particularly in ‘wet’ shipping, and transport, Sewell Law offers a comprehensive cost-effective service including but not limited to on site causality investigations, attendance at interviews with regulators or the police, inquests and court representation.   

  • Shipboard casualty cases including passengers and crew (personal injury and fatalities)

  • Collison claims and defences

  • Cargo claims 

  • Ship arrest and debt recovery 

  • Marine regulation 

  • Salvage 

Notable cases in which Gordon has acted include:

Lyme Bay Shellfish Ltd v Owners and/or Demise Charterers of MV WESTWIND II [2013] EWHC 1060 (Comm) – where a vessel had negligently collided with an oyster and mussel farm.


Huscroft v P&O Ferries Ltd [2011] WLR 939 – a case concerning the case management powers of the Court in the context of security for costs application.

Cargo Ship
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