Clyde & Co is a high-profile global law firm with a well-established presence in South Africa's shipping market. It primarily acts for ship-owning clients, both domestic and international, with further instructions derived from businesses and cargo interests. The team is based in Cape Town and demonstrates notable expertise in ship arrests and hull and cargo claims as well as commercial transactions in the space. Additionally, the firm is active handling shipping disputes, including arbitrations.
The firm acted for Global Marketing Systems Dubai on the arrest of the vessel 'Falcon Confidence' for a security claim of USD6 million stemming from the breach of a sale agreement.
Arthur James operates a notable maritime insurance practice out of Cape Town, providing advice on coverage issues in instances of sinking, collisions and loss of cargo, among others. He also has experience in the enforcement of claims.