Attorneys at BW & CO are admitted to appear before the Italian, English and American courts and are supported by strong working relationships with lawyers and experts in many jurisdictions. As a result, the firm is able to represent its clients in every type of marine legal action. Attorneys at BW & CO are often appointed as arbitrators in relation to admiralty matters and shipyard disputes in many jurisdiction. BW & CO is instructed regularly by underwriters, shipowners, brokers, shipping operators, yacht owners in many disputes such as insurance disputes, shipyard contracts, sale and purchase matters, and financing matters. We also attend regularly to mediations and administrative proceedings before the local maritime authorities.