Sokolov Maslov & Partners was established in 1992. The firm has a number of specialisations, including shipping, aviation, insurance, oil and gas and litigation/arbitration. The firm works for both Russian and international clients. In the field of shipping our firm renders legal services to shipbuilders, shipping companies, banks, fishing companies, corporations working in fuel and energy sector and others. Our lawyers have experience in both the private and the public sectors of shipping law. Our work includes legal support of shipbuilding, sale and purchase of vessels, chartering, advising on various issues arising in connection with carriage of goods, claims handling on behalf of shipowners, owners of the cargo, arrest of vessels and lifting the arrest.
Apart from the above, the firm provides legal services in a comprehensive scope of issues arising in commercial activity, such as establishment, reorganisation, liquidation and bankruptcy of legal entities, transactions with real estate, etc. Lawyers and attorneys of the firm carry out transaction management, claim handling, and represent clients before arbitration courts and courts of common jurisdiction, international commercial arbitration, public authorities.