Shipping, Transport and logistics

HMN & Partners has been providing its expertise in dispute resolution in all fields regarding international transport and logistics for many years, in France and abroad, in domestic and international transport.
HMN & Partners provides transport and logistics companies as well as cargo interests and Underwriters with a dedicated and experienced team focused on assisting them in all matters and dispute resolution.


As Counsel for Shipowners and their insurers (P&I, H&M) as well as for freight forwarders and cargo insurers, the Firm has developed a strong expertise in shipping litigation and arbitration and offers its clients a proven experience in French court survey proceedings ordered in case of major casualties.

  • Counsel for Shipowners and P&I insurers in cases involving ship arrests and arrests on cargo
  • Counsel for Shipowners, cargo interests and their insurers in disputes relating to loss of cargo in maritime and road transport, both domestic and international.
  • Counsel for major operators of rail freight in France and their insurers in disputes following derailment, defective design of equipment, loss of cargo, fire.
  • Counsel for road freight companies on issues relating to hazardous cargo.
  • Counsel of actors in the yachting industry on issues relating to ship arrests, accidents and court surveys
  • Insurance insolvency
  • International insurance programs