Business, commerce, and trade are more sophisticated today than in the earlier century. The enforcement and compliance environment is ever changing and one cannot assume that they know the new landscape. Businesses are employing high-end security and technology systems and while this could help companies in obtaining affordable legal services, it could however often disguise and mislead jargon with core and real capability and experience. This document provides an overview of firm's capability in handling SHIPPING WORK.
STA is a specialist in maritime, trade and finance law. We offer practical and cost-effective legal services to all sectors of the maritime industry in key jurisdictions around the world with offices across UAE (two offices in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, and Ras Al Khaimah), Bahrain, Qatar, India, Portugal, Luxembourg, Moscow, and the United States*. The firm’s growth can be witnessed from expanding its offices from three offices to over nine offices within a span of one year.
We act for shipbuilders, owners, P & I Clubs, charterers, salvors, financiers, port and government authorities, and insurers, along with clients across the broader trade, commodities, and energy sectors. STA prides itself on a long and deep tradition of acting for and representing shipping industry. Throughout the years, the firm's representation of shipping clients has included major national, regional and international ship companies.
Our dedicated ship finance team cover all types of asset finance and this includes secured lending, bilateral ship finance facilities, shipbuilding and repair contracts; sale and purchase of vessels, leasing, export credit financing and asset value support. We also offer expert advice on matters involving Islamic financing structures
Each of our offices is conveniently located in prestigious areas within state of art buildings. The firm employs a significant amount of resources and technology in addition to in-house training programs, peer assessments, and training to associates and paralegals. We provide our services with the dedication and responsiveness of a boutique firm and the breadth, depth, resources and operating efficiencies of one of the largest law firms. We build teams around client needs, ensuring lean staffing, front-end planning and flexible billing where appropriate.
If you would like to obtain a copy of our capability statement for this practice area, please contact us and one of our shipping lawyers will be in touch.