Shipping Consultoria

Shipping Department

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What the team is known for

Compact team frequently sought out by local market players to assist with a broad range of shipping matters. Admired for the strength of its contractual expertise, handling of shipping finance mandates and excellent track record in sector-related disputes. Regularly acts on behalf of a wide array of clients, including importers and exporters, shipowners and cargo insurers.

Notable practitioners

Interviewees rate partner Antonio Francisco Sobral Sampaio as "a strong name" in the shipping sphere. He actively represents a wide range of clients in litigation and arbitration cases arising from the sector, involving claims for loss and personal injury. He additionally offers solid expertise in negotiating shipping contracts.

Esteemed co-head of department Fernando Sobrino Porto has an established practice handling a variety of maritime matters on behalf of importers and shipowners. One market commentator says: "He is a very well-qualified lawyer," while another describes him as "excellent." He is regularly called upon to undertake cargo and accident claims, in addition to shipping finance transactions.