Our law firm has expertise and extensive experience in the representation of Greek and foreign sailors and their families in case of accidents during their service on ships. We have successfully handled hundreds of Greek and foreign sailors before Greek Courts, or foreign jurisdictions, in collaboration with specialized foreign lawyers. In many case, we have represented groups of sailors or entire crews and their families in serious maritime accidents and shipwrecks.
The handling of such cases needs specialized knowledge and experience. The law is very specific, the cases are usually judged by Naval Courts, the applicable laws and regulations are mostly established by international shipping organizations, while the defendants ship-owners, managers, insurers, mutual insurance organizations are usually associated with more than one countries.