Camilleri Preziosi

Shipping Department

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What the team is known for Firmly established firm with a flourishing shipping department. Offers clients, including shipowners, international banks and financial institutions, expertise on ship financing, registration and tax-related mandates. Additionally assists clients with cross-border contentious matters in relation to the enforcement of maritime claims and ship mortgages, taking the local counsel role.

Strengths Sources laud the firm as "a very well-established firm," with an "international reputation."

Sources also mention its cost-efficiency, as well as availability and responsiveness of the team.

Work highlight Assisted Marsamxetto Steamferry Services with proceedings related to an award of concessions to offer ferry services between Maltese seaside towns.

Notable practitioners

Steve Decesare is "very helpful and goes out of his way to get jobs done." He represents clients in a wide range of mandates, from ship financing to salvage claims.