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Panama Admiralty & Maritime Law Practice

Pardini & Asociados maritime law practice in Panama spans the needs of our shipping clients.

Maritime Litigation

  • Ship arrest and injuctive relief,
  • Defense of personal injury claims,
  • Bunker claims,
  • Carriage of goods claims,
  • Charterparty disputes,
  • Marine insurance and reinsurance claims,
  • Collision, salvage and related marine casualties,
  • General average and cargo transhipment,
  • Shipbuilding, ship repair, ship sale and MOA disputes

Commercial Maritime Transactions
Drafting of and litigation relating to charter parties, berthing agreements, stevedoring contracts, contracts of carriage, service contracts for ocean transportation, and terminal leases, ship repairs contracts, sale and purchase agreements, and joint venture agreements. 

Environmental Representation
Immediate oil spill response. Advice on oil spill liability, hazardous materials transportation, and environmental compliance. Lobbying and analysis related to proposed environmental legislation affecting our maritime clients.

Ism Code
Representation, assistance and coordination in application of code norms with the Panama Ship Registry.

Legal Opinions
Legal opinions on Panama preferred ship mortgages, vessel acquisitions and other matters related to Panama Maritime Law.

Ship & Yacht Registrations
Ship and yacht registrations in Panama or Belize. 

Vessel Financing
Representation of lenders and borrowers in preferred ship mortgages transactions.

Labor Relations
Defense claims involving shoreside and maritime labor.

Our maritime clients are based on London, Tokyo, the East,West and Gulf coasts of the United States, Canada, Hong Kong, Hamburg, Rotterdam, Singapore and throughout the world. They include marine underwriters, shipowners, port authorities, protection and indemnity associations, freight forwarding companies, tug and barge companies, terminal operators, oil companies, brokers, cargo owners, banks and other lien creditors, fishing interests, steamship agents, shipyards, and trading companies.

Our law firm also has assisted our maritime clients in transactions in areas such as Corporate, CommercialM&AsForeign Investments, Government Contracts and others.

Pardini & Asociados foremost objective is to provide legal service of the highest quality as judged by our clients. We are committed to working with our maritime clients to develop practical solutions to their legal problems.

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