Our legal team comprises seasoned professionals who are well-versed in the nuances of maritime and logistics law. From drafting contracts that safeguard your interests to providing expert counsel on international trade regulations, we’re dedicated to safeguarding your legal interests on all fronts.

In the ever-changing landscape of regulations, contracts, and international laws, having a trusted legal partner is paramount. At House of Shipping, we understand the intricate dance between legal frameworks and successful business operations, and we’re here to ensure your ventures are anchored in legality and compliance. 

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We offer a range of solutions designed to address the unique legal challenges faced by businesses in the shipping and logistics sectors. Whether you’re a global shipping conglomerate or a local logistics provider, House of Shipping’s legal expertise will serve as your guiding light through the legal intricacies.
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Company incorporation

Assisting businesses in setting up legal entities and lean their corporate structure…
  • Incorporation.
  • Legal advice on local law requirements.
  • Compliance and risk assessment.
  • Nominee service and assistance from incorporation up to operational start.
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Legal management consulting services

Through our services, we provide a range of models, frameworks, and systems tailored to…
enhance the efficiency of your departments and meet your specific business requirements. We are equipped to support you in the following areas:
  • Refine the legal operations model to increase the effectiveness of legal services
  • Understand the strategy and value creation levers for the business and reflect them in your legal strategy
  • Develop internal audit and corporate compliance program
  • Oversee delivery of legal services and resources to accomplish corporate goals, strategies and priorities
  • Ensure that the organization, legal operations and decision-making process comply with Company policy and applicable laws
  • Develop, drive and monitor the group’s legal strategy in accordance with legal frameworks and corporate governance in place
  • Seminar and internal training
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Cargo claims necessitate adhering to a rigorous documentary procedure under the relevant legal…
frameworks. We assist you in correctly and timely handling the following claims.
  • Handling damages and arranging salvage of cargo when possible
  • Seawater and rain-water wetting
  • Loss overboard
  • Non-delivery, wrong delivery, shortage of cargod
  • Commingling or contamination of cargoes
  • Theft and robbery
  • Insufficient care in transit (cooling, ventilation, etc)
  • Fire damage
  • General Average
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Contract management

Professional assistance in effectively managing contracts throughout the entire contract…
lifecycle It involves the systematic and organized management of contracts from creation and negotiation to execution, monitoring, and renewal or termination.
  • Contract Negotiation: Skilled negotiators help in the process of reaching mutually beneficial agreements, addressing key terms, conditions, and pricing to maximize value and minimize risks.
  • Contract Execution and Tracking: The service provider assists in the execution of contracts and establishes a centralized repository to track important contract details, deadlines, and obligations.
  • Contract Compliance Management: Monitoring and ensuring adherence to contractual obligations, milestones, and performance metrics to minimize compliance risks and optimize contract outcomes.
  • Risk Assessment and Mitigation: Identifying and evaluating potential risks associated with contracts, developing strategies to mitigate them, and implementing appropriate risk management measures.
  • Contract Renewal and Termination: Managing contract renewals, extensions, and terminations in a timely and efficient manner, including renegotiation of terms and conditions where necessary.
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Policies and Procedures

Navigating the complex landscape of policies and procedures with expert guidance…
We offer tailored solutions to draft, review, and update your policies, ensuring alignment with legal standards and industry best practices. Our services encompass risk assessment, compliance enforcement, and continuous policy optimization.
  • Policy Drafting and Review: Craft policies aligned with legal requirements and tailored to your organization’s needs.
  • Risk Assessment and Mitigation: Identify potential risks within policies and develop strategies to minimize them.
  • Compliance Enforcement: Ensure policies align with regulatory standards and industry norms.
  • Policy Optimization: Continuously refine and update policies to adapt to changing legal and business landscapes.
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Regulatory and Compliance

Staying compliant with evolving regulations is essential. Our legal professionals offer comprehensive…
regulatory guidance, ensuring your business operates within the legal framework. We assist in risk assessment, compliance audits, strategy development, and ongoing compliance monitoring.
  • Regulatory Guidance: Navigate complex regulations with expert insights and strategic guidance.
  • Compliance Audits: Conduct thorough audits to assess adherence to regulatory requirements.
  • Risk Assessment: Identify compliance risks and develop strategies to mitigate them.
  • Strategy Development: Create comprehensive compliance strategies that align with business goals.
  • Ongoing Compliance Monitoring: Establish processes to continuously monitor and ensure adherence to regulations.
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Intellectual Property

Protecting your intellectual property assets is paramount. Our expertise covers copyright, trademark,…
patent, and trade secret matters. We assist in registering, managing, and enforcing your intellectual property rights, safeguarding your creations and innovations.
  • IP Registration and Management: Assist in registering and managing copyrights, trademarks, patents, and trade secrets.
  • IP Enforcement: Take legal action to protect your intellectual property rights against infringement.
  • Licensing and Contracts: Draft and negotiate licensing agreements to monetize your intellectual property.
  • Due Diligence: Conduct thorough intellectual property due diligence for mergers, acquisitions, and partnerships.
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Corporate and Commercial Contracts

Embark on a confident journey through the realm of commercial contracts, empowered by our…
expert guidance We offer end-to-end support in drafting, reviewing, negotiating, and managing various contracts. Our services encompass contract customization, risk analysis, dispute resolution, and compliance monitoring.
  • Contract Drafting and Review: Craft precise contracts that align with your business objectives.
  • Contract Negotiation: Skillfully negotiate terms to ensure mutually beneficial agreements.
  • Risk Analysis: Assess contractual risks and develop strategies to mitigate them.
  • Dispute Resolution: Provide legal guidance in resolving contract-related disputes.
  • Compliance Monitoring: Establish systems to monitor and ensure contract compliance.
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Mitigate risks and safeguard your interests through comprehensive insurance services. We provide legal…
assistance in insurance policy review, claim processing, risk assessment, and dispute resolution. Our goal is to ensure you have the right coverage and support when you need it most.
  • Policy Review: Analyze insurance policies to ensure coverage aligns with your needs.
  • Claim Processing: Navigate the claims process and advocate for your rightful coverage.
  • Risk Assessment: Evaluate potential risks and determine appropriate insurance coverage.
  • Dispute Resolution: Provide legal support in insurance-related disputes and negotiations.
  • Coverage Optimization: Tailor insurance solutions to optimize protection for your unique risks.

Benefit from our Legal experience and qualifications

The experience of an in-house team and core business is now at your disposal

With a legal team boasting extensive years of frontline experience and a global perspective, we offer practical business solutions rather than theoretical advice. Count on us to masterfully tailor legal strategies that align with your unique circumstances and objectives.

Partner with us to navigate legal complexities with assurance. Our legal services act as a robust defense against uncertainties, ensuring your business remains secure. Let House of Shipping guide your legal direction, propelling your maritime and logistics endeavors toward unparalleled excellence. 

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Embark on a journey of growth, optimization, and strategic transformation with House of Shipping. Our seasoned consultants are eager to understand your unique challenges and aspirations. Let’s collaborate to craft tailored solutions that align with your business goals and drive tangible results.

Take the first step towards a brighter future for your business. Schedule a consultation with House of Shipping today. Simply click the button below to schedule a consultation, and let’s start a conversation about your ambitions, challenges, and the opportunities that lie ahead. Our dedicated team members will reach out to you promptly to arrange a conversation that could shape the course of your success. 

Legal case studies

In this curated collection, you will delve into a diverse range of legal challenges that we have encountered, analyzed, and successfully resolved for our customer. Each case study showcases how our team of seasoned professionals navigated through intricate legal frameworks to deliver favorable outcomes for our clients. 

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Global Expansion: How House of Shipping Facilitated WeFreight’s...
WeFreight is a rapidly expanding freight forwarding and logistics company that is focused on emerging markets and aims to serve...
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Assisting A Leading NVOCC To Overcome Abandoned Cargo...
Introduction Our client, headquartered in the bustling port city of Dubai, is a leading NVOCC provider offering comprehensive shipping solutions....
Company Transitions to Freezone UAE
Assisting With Company Transitions from Mainland to Freezone...
Challenge: Changes in the United Arab Emirates’ regulatory landscape, especially concerning new Corporate Taxation rules, prompted several of our customers...

Meet Alessandra Ronco, our Global Chief Legal Officer

Alessandra has served as the Global Chief Legal Officer for House of Shipping since April 2022 and is based in Dubai. She joined from Arkas Container and Shipping Transport S.A. where she was the Head of Legal and Member of the Board of Directors for the Liner Service.
In the past, she worked with Maersk Line for over ten years, in various positions across legal, customer service, network design and partnership management activities. Alessandra holds, among others, a Master’s Degree in Law and a Doctorate of Research in Law (PhD in Law) from Italy, and specializes in legal strategy, cooperation agreement, P&I claims, FD&D matters, and ensuring regulatory and competition law compliance.

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