O'Callaghan Legal

Admiralty and Marine Law



O’Callaghan Legal provides advice to clients in the following areas:

  • The Law and Practice of Marine Insurance, the Contract, Utmost good faith and material nondisclosure, Conditions, Warranties
  • The role and application of International Maritime Conventions.
  • Commercial Cargo Contracts, the rights and responsibilities of parties, Policy Indemnity, Subrogation and Recovery Rights against third parties, Particular and General Average issues.
  • Commercial Hull Contracts – The Role of Hull & Machinery Underwriters and P&I Clubs, The Institute Clauses, Collision Liabilities, Salvage Contract issues, Total Loss, Constructive Total Loss and Particular Average, Abandonment, Limitation of Liability.
  • Yacht contracts, the Institute Yacht clauses, Racing Risks, indemnity entitlements, Reasonable Cost of Repairs, Unrepaired damage adjustments.
  • Fishing Vessels, Institute Fishing Vessel Clauses - Hull and P&I.
  • Marine Liabilities, Stevedores, Warehouse keepers Freight forwarders, Road Hauliers,( IRHA/ CMR) Carriers by Sea. 
  • Limitation of Liability under contract and International Convention.