Marine

Acting for vessel owners and operators, lenders, brokers and drilling contractors across the globe, Mackinnons commercial shipping law team offer an unrivalled level of experience and knowledge in this complex and demanding area of law.

With clients ranging from small fishing vessel owners to multinational corporations boasting a fleet of offshore support vessels, we can provide the advice and support you require, whether you are contracting for the construction of a new vessel, refinancing your assets or instructing repair or modification.

We also have vast experience in the more general aspects of commercial law in the shipping, fishing and offshore industries, including the negotiation and interpretation of charter parties.

How can we help you?

Please contact Caroline E Cumming or Graham Jones or call 01224 632464.

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The Force of a Jurisdiction Clause

An Advocate General of the European Court of Justice recently considered the issue of where an employee habitually works and the impact of a “choice of jurisdiction” clause in the employee’s contract.  When issuing his opinion on the meaning of the “place where the employee habitually carries out his work”...

Mackinnons - Through the years

Our records show that the first office of Lachlan McKinnon, Advocate, opened its doors in 1842 at 54 Union Street, Aberdeen.

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