Marine Legal Disputes and Litigation



By providing marine expert opinion reports, we assist our clients in both civil and criminal law court and mediation cases. Our services deliver Australia’s leading independent maritime expert opinions and expert reports. Through detailed inspections, collection of data, research, and analysis, our expert reports give businesses, individuals and Law firms the experts they need. Our Expert Reports have assisted clients in;

  • Maritime Work Cover Injury Claims
  • Marine Work Safe Claims
  • Marine Insurance Liability Claims and Disputes Expert Opinion Reports
  • Maritime Civil Litigation and Damages
  • Australian Marine Legislation and Regulatory Compliance
  • Marine Safety Expert Opinion Reports
  • Maritime Death and Inquests
  • Marine Expert Opinion Reports
  • Vessel and Port Damages
  • Port and Maritime Infrastructure Expert Safety Reports
  • Vessel Collision and Close Quarter Investigations
  • Marine and vessel related liability litigation
  • Marine Mediation and Arbitration
  • Vessel component and integrity litigation
  • Vessel Fire Investigation
  • Marine Engineering Expert Opinion Reports
  • Passenger Safety Litigation Expert Reports
  • Crew Safety Litigation Expert Reports
  • Maritime Navigational Safety Expert Reports

Root Causes and Factors  

Courts must be presented with the evidence to determine the root cause and factors of an accident. This requires our team to have the knowledge and experience to present your case in the face of cross-examination and scrutiny. Our years of delivering expert opinion services give us the objectivity required for the courtroom, and the ability to face difficult cross-examination.

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Complexity of Marine Concepts 

Ultimately we are able to convey complex and technical concepts in a simplified manner that’s easy for the layperson to understand. This requires the communication skills essential in working with courtroom jurors and judges. These are skills that can only come from years of experience in a variety of courtroom settings.Intellectual property disputes have also benefited, underscoring the wide range of applications of our services. Our  expertise has been successfully used in a wide range of cases – see our case studies.