With a team specialized in maritime law Elias & Co clients, who include owners, managers, charterers and insurers, depend on the firm to assist and advise them on admiralty and shipping matters. Considering that the majority of shipping contracts are governed by English law Elias & Co has the added benefit of in-house English Solicitors. That, together with our UK office, Elias Law Limited, allows for effectual handling of maritime claims in the English courts and jurisdiction.

Locally in Cyprus the firm’s Cyprus Advocates provide admiralty and shipping advice and assistance to local shipowners, related shipping industries as well as to international interests who seek assistance for matters in Cyprus.

Given that Shipping by nature has an international flavour, the above together with a designated network of contacts and associated offices allows Elias & Co to deal with matters such as the below considering both the commercial and legal aspects:


Charterparty and Bill of lading disputes.

Maritime casualties

Ship arrest

Ship Sale and Purchase transactions and disputes


Maritime liens

Ship Finance transactions.

Conflict of laws

Limitation of Liability Issues


Ship registration

For any assistance on Admiralty of Shipping Law, you can contact our legal team here.