resolving disputes

Third party representation

Dispute Resolutions


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Brookes Bell frequently provides technical consultancy services to Shipyards, Manufacturers and vessel Owners and can provide an independent assessment of a quality issue or defect at any stage.


Dispute Resolutions - Expert Witness

In the event that your Superyacht dispute goes further, we are famed for coatings expertise, forensic analysis, technical dispute resolution and expert witness skills, you can rely on us to represent you in Court or at Arbitration if needed. Sometimes a Court case may take place months later; Brookes Bell will ensure all the correct initial evidence is collected professionally and timely to present the best case.

How it works

It might be anything from a system failure onboard your Superyacht, or an engineering defect; or the investigation of an incident. We can respond instantly and provide reports, technical support and expert advice.

Working with us

Hand over a stressful situation to our Superyacht experts who have provided independent investigations and reports in dispute situations for decades. They can represent you and give evidence in Court and at Arbitrations where necessary.


Brookes Bell has an undisputed reputation in the maritime world, earned from many years’ claims management, casualty and forensic investigation, we are highly regarded as the ‘go to firm’ for disputes and when things go wrong. With high levels of expertise from an experienced multidisciplinary team, we can take some of the stress away for you through investigation, representation, loss prevention and claims management.


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Even when no failure or incident has occurred, a dispute may still arise over construction quality, we can help with any aspect of the dispute and achieve a resolution.