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Admiralty and maritime law

Admiralty and maritime law is an area of law that specifaclly deals with matters that have a connection to navigable waters, be it an ocean, lake or river. Whether the issue is an accident producing injury, a sexual assault or employee injury due to overwork, equipment failure or mistreatment, a knowledgeable, aggressive and caring lawyer can help.


Legal advice and representation

Yachties lawyers can practice on helping people who have been injured or victimized while a passenger or crew member on boats or yachts. The laws surrounding these issues can be complex and frustrating to navigate without the help of a skilled law firm behind you.

We provide legal advice and representation to clients all across the world who have been injured while on a cruise ship as a passenger or crew member.


Areas of expertise

We can help you worldwide with advice on the following subjects:

  • Contract for selling or buying a boat;
  • Charter contract;
  • Belgian registration of your yacht or commercial vessel.

While this list reflects the types of cases we can handle, we can help you in other areas. If you do not see your specific situation mentioned in this site, we still encourage you to contact our firm. If our firm cannot directly help you, we will provide a list of trusted referrals.


Advocaten Van Loo en partners = helping clients worldwide


If you have questions regarding admiralty and maritime law, contact the Law Firm ADVOCATEN VAN LOO EN PARTNERS at +32 (0)475.457.814 or write We offer a free of charge consultation, and services in English, German, French or Spanish.