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Reasonable endeavours have been taken to ensure that the information on the website is accurate at the date of the last review. Legislation may change and you should therefore not rely on the accuracy of the website. The website is intended for general use and does not constitute legal advice. Winter Scott LLP will not accept responsibility in the event that you act upon any information given on this site without contacting us for formal legal advice. All liability is disclaimed in such circumstances. We make every effort to ensure that electronic material downloadable from this website is virus-free but we cannot accept liability in the event that any virus causes loss or damage and advise that you use virus-checking programmes when using this website.


This site is owned by Winter Scott LLP, St. Olave’s House, Ironmonger Lane, London, EC2V 8EY, UK. Our VAT registration number is GB 819417416. We are a limited liability partnership of solicitors registered in England and Wales under number OC356761. We are authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority of England and Wales (www.sra.org.uk). We carry out our business in accordance with the Solicitors Regulation Authority Code of Conduct 2011, a copy of which can be found on line at www.sra.org.uk/solicitors/handbook/code. Winter Scott is registered under the Data Protection Act 1998.

Winter Scott LLP uses the word “Partner” to refer to a member of the LLP.


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You agree that no text or graphics are modified in any way or used separately from accompanying text.

You may not misuse the website including, and without limitation, by hacking.


This website contains links to other websites which you may find useful. Winter Scott LLP is not responsible for the material contained in those websites and does not endorse or recommend those sites. Winter Scott LLP accepts no responsibility for information provided by them

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We may edit or amend these Terms & Conditions from time to time. All such variations and amendments will be effective immediately upon being made available via this website.


These terms and conditions and your use of this site are governed by English law. Disputes arising out of these terms and conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

If you are in doubt as to the accuracy and currency of any information posted on or downloaded from this site, or if you require any further information, please contact us at accounts@winterscott.co.uk.

Winter Scott LLP is a firm of maritime and commercial lawyers specialising in Charterparty disputes, maritime and admiralty law, insurance and commercial litigation. Our lawyers have a wealth of experience in dealing with Owners, Charterers, oil companies, P&I Clubs, Defence Clubs, Insurers, inspection agencies and other commercial entities.

We offer a range of commercial legal services both in contentious and non-contentious areas and our lawyers have extensive experience of conducting cases in arbitration as well as before the High Court and appeal Courts.