Chiomenti is one of the leaders in the Italian shipping market, boasting a wide and long‑established experience of maritime and shipping law and the rules governing ports.
Chiomenti’s advice in this area is structured through its Shipping Business Unit, and it is one of the few law firms in Italy with such a team dedicated to this practice area. The team provides comprehensive integrated assistance to leading banks, funds, Italian and foreign shipping companies, governmental bodies, shipyards and both Italian and foreign state‑owned companies on financings of marine, aviation and infrastructure assets. The services also include negotiating contracts for the use, construction and sale of ships and aircraft, related leasing contracts, debt restructurings of shipping companies and all related matters.
- The Business Unit structure allows the Firm to organise cross-departmental teams, making use of the best professional skills in the respective areas to provide the expertise necessary to assist clients in this sector.
- This approach allows the Firm to ensure the most effective response to client needs arising in transactions concerning ships and aircraft and to offer comprehensive and complete assistance in all stages of any transaction.