Our Yacht Team provides legal advice and practical guidance in all aspects of yacht and superyacht ownership, sale, purchase, finance, dispute resolution, insurance and management.

We advise and represent a variety of participants in the industry and our clients include owners, managers, agents, underwriters, P&I clubs, brokers, builders, yards and marinas.

The team are experienced in advising on matters ranging from superyachts, grand-prix racing yachts and private pleasure crafts and has a wealth of experience advising on yachting and maritime matters. We have extensive sailing and sea experience and an in-depth commercial and practical knowledge of the industry.  Support is provided by our commercial, employment and ship finance groups.

Our Yachting practice areas include:

  • Dispute Resolution
  • Insurance
  • Ship and Yacht Building and Repair Disputes
  • Ship & Yacht Finance
  • Ownership
  • Chartering
  • Casualty Response

Thomas Cooper’s international presence and network provides access to many jurisdictions.  We advise:

  • Yacht underwriters
  • P&I Clubs
  • Lloyds syndicates
  • Brokers
  • Manufacturers
  • Yacht owners
  • Managers and agents
  • Yards and Marinas
  • Marine surveyors
  • Project managers
  • Banks