We believe in being part of the transport and marine insurance industries.

We are the region’s largest and most experienced practice managing all aspects of contentious and non-contentious marine and transport law. Our clients trust us to manage their issues arising in Northern Australia and the Western Pacific, including in particular Queensland, the Northern Territory, Papua New Guinea and Melanesia.

We are committed to providing clients with peace of mind. That’s why we are on call to provide advice and assistance 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We believe that immediate response is critical to providing our clients with maximum control over the outcome.

We are committed to knowing how your industry works, so that your deals go smoothly.

Our clients include shipowners and charterers, ship managers and agents, transport companies, repairers and industry professionals. We are an appointed legal correspondent of all members of the International Group of Protection and Indemnity Associations and on the panel of various marine and other insurers. We also acts for hull and machinery underwriters and ship repairer’s liability insurers. The firm also has equivalent expertise in aviation, road and rail carriage law.

Our team services all Queensland and Northern Territory ports including Darwin, Brisbane, Bundaberg, Gladstone, Port Alma, Hay Point, Dalrymple Bay, Mackay, Bowen, Abbot Point, Townsville and Cairns, and all Papua New Guinea ports including Lae, Rabaul, Port Moresby and outlying ports.

To find out more, please visit our Maritime & Transport page.

Whatever your destination, we’re with you.



Chambers Asia-Pacific

  • Shipping – Band 2

Doyle’s Guide (Australia)

  • Leading Firm in Admiralty, Shipping & Maritime (2011, 2014-2020)

The Legal 500 (Asia-Pacific, Australia)

  • Transport – Shipping – Tier 3