Maritime Law, Aviation and Transportation Law

The international shipping industry relies on unique regulation, laws and rules of conduct. As a result, legal action and consultation pertaining to sea and land shipping and transportation require highly specialised legal expertise.

Eitan Mehulal Sadot  represents clients in diverse maritime, aviation and transportation claims, including claims pertaining to imported and exported freight insurance. We represent freight owners in disputes regarding damages that have occurred in the logistic chain of supply. We also represent companies from Israel and all over the world in commercial disputes pertaining to international sale agreements, bills of lading, documentary credits and general interpretation of Incoterms.

When it comes to maritime, aviation and transportation disputes, Eitan Mehulal  Sadot’s Tax Department team is extremely knowledgeable and experienced. The team members are seasoned lecturers and have published numerous articles about their field of expertise.

Examples of Our Work

  • A claim regarding damage to marine cargo: Representation of an Israeli company in a claim against the insurance company, the shipping company and the international forwarder in respect to damages caused to a shipment that was lost on its way to South America. The court accepted our position and ruled that the insurance company is liable, by virtue of the insurance policy, for the damage caused to our client.
  • A claim regarding damage to air cargo: Representation of an Israeli company in a claim against the insurance company in respect to damages caused to air cargo due to temperature differences.
  • A claim regarding international forwarding: Representation of an Israeli importer in a claim against a foreign supplier who refused to forward the original bills of lading for shipment release, despite the fact that he had received full payment. We filed a motion for an injunction which led to the release of the shipment to our client.
  • A claim regarding damage to cargo in storage: Representation of an Israeli company in a claim against Maman and the insurance company regarding damages caused to air cargo after its unloading from the air carrier.
  • A claim regarding international forwarding: Representation of an importer in a claim against a personal import agent who refused to forward the original bills of lading for shipment release.
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