Areas of expertise

Maritime and transportation law

Within the field of maritime and transportation law, several other areas of law are included, such as contract law, sales of goods, tort law, insurance law, and dispute resolution. In addition, there are extensive provisions of a regulatory nature, and employment law, competition law, and tax law issues are always present.

MAQS has long been a full-service firm within maritime and transportation law and the lawyers in the group are assisted, when necessary, by the firm’s experts in other legal areas in order to optimise the advice to our clients.

We have significant experience and expertise assisting our clients in respect of issues including, among others:

  • Insurance matters
  • Purchase and sale of vessels
  • Newbuilding contracts
  • Financing
  • General average
  • Collisions
  • Transportation agreements (including charter parties)
  • Cargo damage
  • Personal injury
  • Environmental damage

The lawyers in the maritime and transportation group have particular  experience with both judicial and arbitral disputes related to all types of cargo claims, insurance issues, collisions and transportation agreements.

MAQS maritime and transportation group is very highly ranked by both Chambers and Partners and Legal 500, and we have long-standing relationships with companies within, among others, the insurance industry, the travel and charter industry, the haulage and logistics industry, the banking industry, the shipping industry, and employer and employee associations. Naturally, MAQS also has long-term relationships with companies which transport and deliver various types of goods by various means of carriage.

“They have a lot of expertise”

Chambers and Partners, EMEA 2017

For further information, please contact:

Per Olsson

Advokat/Member of the Board of Directors Malmö
Telephone: +46 40 664 26 24
Mobile: +46 708 32 11 55

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