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Maritime Law

Maritime Law

Politically, economically and commercially, Northern Cyprus has critical importance in the Northern Mediterranean. The increase in international trade resulting from the globalization of the economy and the ability of ships to carry the greatest load of cargo at one time lead to the development of sea trade and the development of maritime law, with such law applied both domestically and internationally.

Gürkan & Gürkan Advocates and Legal Advisers provides the highest standard of legal services in maritime law to its clients with its experts in the field. Some of these services include:

  1. Cases involving Maritime Criminal Law
  2. Legal services relating to consignment notes
  3. Preparation of freight contracts and the resolution of disputes resulting from freight contracts
  4. Preparation of maritime commercial contracts
  5. Debt actions resulting from maritime commerce
  6. Preparation of contracts for captains and seamen
  7. Provision of legal opinion on protocols involving maritime law
  8. Provision of legal opinion on disputes arising at the loading / unloading of ships and the handling of associated court cases
  9. Consulting services related to general average
  10. The collection of fuel debt
  11. Provision of legal services for the collection of funds owed to ship personnel
  12. Cases relating to damages incurred during shipment of goods by sea
  13. The resolution of issues relating to harbors and customs within the borders of the Republic of Northern Cyprus
  14. The arrest of ships and setting free of arrested ships
  15. Execution of equitable lien rights
  16. The installment of imprisonment rights
  17. Preparation of charter party texts
  18. Disputes resulting from the interpretation of charter party texts
  19. Mortgage operations within the realm of maritime law
  20. Preparation of ship and yacht building contracts
  21. Preparation of contracts governed by maritime laws
  22. Consulting services relating to maritime insurance law