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The ‘urbane’ James Ramagge at Triay & Triay ‘has supported the growth of the Gibraltar maritime industry’ and handles the lion’s share of registrations and arrests in the jurisdiction. The firm has built a strong international practice with ‘expertise in depth’, which provides ‘clear, well-researched advice’, and has developed contacts in Germany and Holland. Ramagge has also been commended for his efforts in safeguarding the wellbeing of crewmembers on arrested ships. The practice’s clients include major shipping companies, oil transportation companies and leading admiralty banks.
Isolas specialises in ship arrests, and recently recovered a vessel, which was subsequently sold for €26m. The firm has relationships with several leading UK-based shipping practices, including Norton Rose LLP, Clyde & Co LLP, Ince & Co, and Holman Fenwick Willan LLP. Christian Hernandez is highly respected in the international admiralty market, and his clients include banks, shipowners, the International Transport Workers’ Federation, and various P&I clubs.
Litigator Guy Stagnetto at Triay Stagnetto Neish acts for P&I clubs, banks and shipowners in arrests. He provides clients with a range of alternative dispute resolution services, including adjudication, mediation and arbitration.
Cruz & Co acts on admiralty proceedings, including ship arrests, and claims arising from mortgages, charterparties and management contracts. The firm also handles crews’ interests, through its longstanding relationship with Acquarius Marine Services and other international associations.
Hassans continues to act on high-profile ship arrests. Associate Anne Rose is the main contact in the department, and is assisted by John Restano and Lewis Baglietto, who are both experienced in complex shipping and maritime litigation. Yvonne Chu-Feetham deals with marine finance.