Legal experts in shipping law, trade, energy, maritime insurance and construction...

Shipping Law Experts

Who we are

A team of experienced shipping law lawyers and maritime claim handlers backed by industry professionals…

Maritime Lawyers

What we do

Shipping law, trade, marine insurance, energy, construction and the complete range of services…

How we charge

Our unique structure enables us to provide top quality advice at a highly competitive cost…

Maritime Insurance

Marine Insurance

Based in the heart of the insurance district, our experience mainly relates to marine and shipping insurance…

Shipping Insurance

Shipping & Insurance

We can deal with all types of shipping issues ranging from disputes to contractual, shipbuilding and sale…

Shipbuilding Disputes

Shipbuilding Disputes

Our team has extensive experience of engineering and construction disputes relating to land based projects and…

Awards & Accolades

Recommended in Best Lawyers 2020 Edition for Shipping Law

Corporate Livewire “Logistics Lawyer of the Year 2019″

Legal 500 “Leading Firm for Shipping 2019”

Recommended by Who’s Who Legal for Shipping

International Advisory Experts “Shipping Lawyer of the Year 2018”

Lawyer Monthly “Maritime Arbitration Law Firm of the Year 2017”

Corporate Livewire “Shipping Law Firm of the Year 2017”

Shipping Law & Maritime Law Experts

BDM Law are expert shipping lawyers and maritime claims handlers in London. The founders’ knowledge has been established over 80 combined years working for leading international law firms.

Our clients include P&I Clubs, hull underwriters, insurance companies, ship owners and operators, charterers, salvors, liner companies, pools, ship yards, trading companies, contractors, logistics companies and brokers. Our founders have an international reputation with strong contacts in the Italian, German, Greek, Turkish, Russian, Norwegian, Middle East, Singapore, Japanese, Hong Kong, Korean and Chinese markets.

In addition to providing advice on legal issues from our headquarters in London, we have extensive connections with lawyers, claims consultants and experts all around the world whom we know and trust from our many years of experience. We make sure that you get the input that you need to resolve your problem no matter where it arises.

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