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Accident investigation and response is an important aspect of MFB’s work. Our Admiralty/Casualty Response team, comprising of legally qualified master mariners, regularly advises P&I Clubs, other insurers and salvors in relation to all aspects of maritime casualties, including collision, salvage, towage, groundings, fires, container losses, pollution, unsafe ports and resulting general average.

Contact a member of the Admiralty/Casualty team through the Emergency Contact Number +44 (0)20 7330 8099 or directly using the contact numbers below:

Peter Harris: 07881 625094
Helene Peter-Davies: 07584 138538

With extensive expertise in responding to maritime casualties on a worldwide basis, our Admiralty/Casualty team advises on all types of investigations, risk management and emergency planning, as well as selecting and working with lawyers and experts in the relevant jurisdictions.

  • Salvage and General Average
  • Collisions
  • BIMCO ‘Wreck’ contracts
  • Lloyd’s Open Form salvage contracts
  • Pollution
  • Towage
  • Groundings
  • Fires
  • Unsafe ports