Cavus & Coskunsu has extensive experience in maritime, transportation and insurance law. As a dynamic and respected law firm, both Turkish and foreign companies including shipowners and managers, P&I clubs, hull underwriters, carriers and freight forwarders are represented in matters arising all over Turkey. The firm runs a full service in admiralty, insurance/reinsurance, wet and dry shipping matters, domestic and international trade and all transportation disputes. With a sophisticated approach to legal issues Cavus & Coskunsu aims to build a long-lasting relationship and provide a high-quality legal service for its clients.
The firm has significant knowledge regarding wet shipping matters. The services provided cover collisions, general average, salvage, marine pollution and personal injury cases. With prompt attendance to the incidents and qualified services rendered, the firm aims to resolve unexpected commercial and legal problems that clients face. Dry shipping is the firm’s other practice area where both contentious and non-contentious matters are handled. On one side the firm deal with charterparty disputes, bill of lading disputes, cargo claims, marine insurance claims, shipbuilding contract disputes, ship repair disputes and arrest of vessels, and on the other side foreign and domestic clients are advised on non-contentious matters such as memorandum of agreement for sale and purchase of vessels, new building contracts with shipbuilders, first naval mortgage with various first-class banks, ship finance documents, ship agent agreements and registration of vessels in Turkey. Cavus & Coskunsu also assists clients in all areas of marine insurance, including hull, P&I, FD&D, charterers’ liability, loss of hire, war, political and terrorism risks, and port and terminal liability.