The marine industry is an integral part of Cornwall’s identity and heritage. It contributes £500 million to the county’s GDP and accounts for one in seven UK marine jobs. The industry is thriving and its people are passionate about working on and around the water.
Yet when challenges or opportunities arise the very nature of this sector means specialised assistance is required.
We’re experienced hands in marine matters
Our own long history in the South West, breadth of experience and shared love of the sea means we understand the marine industry and the environment it operates in. Through our specialist Marine team of straight talking lawyers, we can support you to meet every challenge or make the most of every opportunity. For example, dealing with:
We’re not your average ‘stuffy’ law firm. That’s perhaps why, in an independent survey, 88% of our clients said they’d recommend Stephens Scown. And the two leading independent law guides, Chambers and Legal 500, consider us to be ‘a regional heavyweight’, singling out our lawyers for their quality, experience and reputation. In addition, the Sunday Times ranked us as No. 16 in it’s 100 Best Companies to Work For rankings.
Proud to be supporting the Marine industry
We’re proud to work with many of the most prominent names in the marine sector throughout the region, advising them on a wide range of legal and business issues.
Our client list includes:
Our marine lawyers recent experience and activities include:
Philip Strong, CEO