Industry sectorShipping and Transportation

Mannheimer Swartling has a rich and long tradition of legal practice throughout the entire spectrum of shipping and transportation law.

Mannheimer Swartling’s Shipping and Transportation group acts for Swedish and international shipping companies, financing institutions, insurance companies, as well as governmental and municipal authorities. This well-established practice maintains wide-ranging contacts internationally with major law firms active in this sector. At present, we have around ten lawyers specialising in this sector, most of whom are based at our Gothenburg office, although the other offices also do work in this field and we have international capabilities with offices in important shipping jurisdictions such as Germany, Russia and China.

Areas of expertise include:

  • Shipbuilding
  • Litigation and arbitration
  • Sale and purchase of vessels
  • Ship financing
  • Shipping-related M&A
  • Casualties
  • Charter parties
  • Freight contracts