Beaufort Litigation acts for owners, charterers and transportation companies and is specialized in all aspects of wet and dry shipping and transportation in the short-sea and brown water markets.
Beaufort Litigation acts before Dutch Courts and Arbitral Tribunals (ICC, NAI, UNUM) on a day-to-day basis. Because your interests are not always best served by ‘going to court’, we often go to great lengths to negotiate out of court. And with success. When your interest is best served by lititgation, expect us to go full-on. But: we always advise, plan and discuss tactics. We thoroughly believe in the credo: ‘do not bleat, but bite’.
We act for H&M, P&I and FDD insurers on a near 24/7 basis. We assist owners, charterers and transportation companies, as well as correspondents and dedicated claims handlers, in:
Contractual and advisory
Our clients are well-versed in their trade and in contracting their business. We know the gaps, ineffective clauses and legal remedies to tie the knots together. We draft contracts, opine and advise on contracts and contractual relations and on how to undo them or to optimize contractual effects. We do not aim to hold your hand, but to be that clever sparring partner when it comes to: