Building a yacht in Germany: Which law should you choose?

Building a yacht in Germany: Which law should you choose?

Tim Schommer, Ince & Co, explains a buyer’s freedom to choose English or German law when building a yacht in Germany.  Photo: Abeking & Rasmussen, Germany  Newbuild contracts for yachts are often subject to English law, which is commonly chosen

Read Full Article
The risks of over insurance: M/Y GALATEA

The risks of over insurance: M/Y GALATEA

Andrew Spyrou, Holman Fenwick Willan, considers the recent case of Riva’s M/Y GALATEA, which was destroyed by fire in an Athens Marina.  The owners sought €13 million from the insurers of the vessel as she was a constructive total loss, but

Read Full Article
Holman Fenwick Willan hires new asset finance partner

Holman Fenwick Willan hires new asset finance partner

Holman Fenwick Willan has hired Stephen Marais a Partner in the corporate finance department. Marais joined the London office on 5th October 2015 from Ince & Co. He specialises in banking and asset finance and has predominantly acted on ship

Read Full Article
A guide to buying a superyacht

A guide to buying a superyacht

Daniel Crockford, Keystone Law, guides you through everything to consider both before and during a yacht transaction.  Buying a yacht can be equally exciting and daunting. But, as with all property transactions, knowledge really is power. Advisers “A lawyer may be seen

Read Full Article
Bargate Murray’s latest promotions

Bargate Murray’s latest promotions

Bargate Murray have recently appointed Adam Ramlugon as Managing Partner and Mark Needham as Partner. Ramlugon, pictured left, became a Partner at Bargate Murray in 2013 and has since had increasing responsibility in the development of business and work for

Read Full Article
Free advice from leading superyacht lawyers

Free advice from leading superyacht lawyers

Some free advice is not worth what you paid for it. But this is not always true. Specialist superyacht lawyers get to see more transactions from different yards, brokers or buyers than any other group involved in deals. We asked

Read Full Article
World’s leading superyacht lawyers

World’s leading superyacht lawyers

Anyone considering buying a superyacht will already have at least one trusted lawyer or firm that has advised on corporate work, trusts or property transactions. So paying for a specialist superyacht lawyer may seem like an unnecessary expense. It is

Read Full Article
MT Højgaard v. E.ON Court of Appeal decision

MT Højgaard v. E.ON Court of Appeal decision

MT Højgaard v. E.ON Court of Appeal decision: a shot across the bows for any builder using third party specifications and allowing fitness for purpose into their contracts Yacht builders frequently need to rely on specifications developed by third parties,

Read Full Article
John Leonida

John Leonida

Partner – Clyde & Co E: john.leonida@clydeco.com T: +44 (0) 20 7876 5000 W: www.clydeco.com What sort of clients do you advise?  There is no segment of the superyacht market that we do not advise upon.  We have a broad spectrum of

Read Full Article
Panos Pourgourides

Panos Pourgourides

Partner – Hill Dickinson E: panos.pourgourides@hilldickinson.com T: +44 (0) 20 7280 9191 W: www.hilldickinson.com What sort of clients do you advise? Our focus is very much on superyacht owners and lenders.  Although we enjoy excellent relationships with all the major shipyards, we

Read Full Article

Superyacht Insight

Sign up for Superyacht Investor Email Insight

* indicates required