Maritime Law Galway Solicitors Dublin

Berwick Solicitors (Incorporating Callinan Murphy Solicitors, Ennis County Clare) offer a full range of legal services for fishermen, shipping companies and marine related industries throughout Ireland and in particular for ports at Dublin, Foynes and along the western seaboard. We also provide a full range of legal services to domestic and international law firms, suppliers and companies.

Berwick Solicitors specialise in providing advice and representation in respect of all aspects of maritime law in Ireland. Maritime law (also called admiralty law or marine law) is the law relating to all shipping, fishing and sea matters.

We handle a range of maritime law cases on a daily basis such as: –

We provide a full service of defence of Sea Fishing trawlers that are detained for Sea Fishing offences. We provide court representation in all courts throughout Ireland, including the District Court, Circuit Court and the High Court. We are centrally located in Galway City and Ennis County Clare to provide legal representation throughout Ireland.


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