Experienced solicitors

With over 30 years’ experience in the field (or should we say sea?), we can assist with a range of matters, including:

  • Contracts (review, drafting and negotiating)
  • International acquisitions
  • Foreshore rights
  • Environmental planning
  • Construction, acquisition, operation and disposal of ships
  • Shore-side property and businesses
  • Disputes (incl. yacht construction, technical, contractual and professional negligence).

With ever-changing domestic and EU legislation, ownership and use can entail specific complexities. Get in touch with the team today.

Tim Reynolds – expert marine lawyer

The marine team at Verisona Law is led by Tim Reynolds.  A former boat builder himself, Tim specialises in marine and admiralty law particularly in relation to pleasure vessels and is recognised as one of the foremost experts in the field, addressing a range of issues.

Practising internationally, Tim represents owners, insurers, boatyards and high profile marine organisations and advising on issues ranging from buying or selling of boats to complex technical construction disputes. Tim is regarded as one of the foremost marine lawyers in the UK, serving a client base ranging from leading industry names and marine institutions to private individuals and clubs.

Previous work completed

Remote hearing leads to £2m recovered for client

We worked with a yacht-owner to help them with difficulties they were experiencing with a motor yacht worth approximately £2m.

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Carefully crafted contract helps protect client

We acted on behalf of a client who selling a Dutch barge to French Nationals.

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Expert defence for a practical resolution

Our client had owned a small sailing yacht for a number of years and sold it to an individual, who did not have a survey during the purchase process.

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Piling on the pressure to meet deadlines

We were instructed by a couple who had placed an order for a small but high specification and value motor boat.

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Ranked in the legal 500

The ‘excellent’ shipping practice of Verisona Law ‘impresses with high-quality instructions and advice’. It assists individuals, corporations and organisations with contracts, environmental planning, and the construction, acquisition, operation and disposal of ships, shoreside properties and businesses, with additional support from the firm’s insolvency and restructuring, employment and litigation departments.

The marine team manage yacht construction, technical, contractual and professional negligence disputes. ‘Outstandingly knowledgeable’ key partner Tim Reynolds is a trained engineer and boatbuilder; he is a ‘great negotiator’ and ‘provides a superb service, interacts well with clients and fights their corner with determination’.

Contact our marine law specialists today

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