Adv. John Harris established the legal firm of Harris & Co. in 1977. The firm is dedicated to the practice of Maritime and Admiralty Law including ship-arrests, charterparty disputes, cargo claims, sale and purchase of ships and the financing of ship purchases, arbitration and commercial litigation. The firm receives “top tier” ratings from Chambers & Partners, The Legal 500, Dun & Bradstreet and BdiCoface.
The firm receives instructions from the foremost shipping and maritime law departments of international law firms and keeps abreast of English and other jurisdictions’ maritime law judgments and publications. In the non-litigation aspect of the practice the firm provides legal advice relating to the various contracts of carriage and attends to matters relating to the sale and purchase of ships and the financing of ship purchases.