— Areas Of Practice

— Admiralty & Maritime Law

Karaman Law Firm is one of the leading admiralty and maritime law firms of Turkey. Mahmut Karaman’s ten years of maritime practice on commercial vessels provides a valuable technical contribution to the legal team’s vast knowledge and experience in the field. With our lawyers fluent in English and familiar with foreign and international legal rules and institutions as well as Turkish legal system, Karaman Law Firm has developed a maritime law practice suitable to the needs of this very international field.

We are capable of handling maritime casualties to the full extent, starting from marine investigation to civil and administrative litigation. We deal with the cargo, bill of lading and charter party disputes with the understanding of international legal and commercial rules and practices in the field.

Our strong experience in ship arrest allows us to act efficiently in both Turkish and foreign jurisdictions in co-operation with our correspondents.

Our practice also involves assisting salvage and towage firms and managing general average cases.