Asdem’s clients benefit from expert legal advice, assistance with negotiations, claims recovery support and access to Asdem’s mediation and arbitration services. They can also call upon experienced claims specialists supplied by Asdem to work in-house to cover backlogs, staff absences and work overload.
Asdem resolves a wide range of oil industry contractual claims, including claims for deviation costs, bunkers, freight differentials and outturn settlements. Asdem is often brought in to advise when issues occur during the performance of a charterparty or sale and purchase contract with a view to putting a commercial solution into place and avoiding prolonged and expensive loss and delay or costly legal proceedings.
Asdem works with maritime lawyers, advises on contracts and mediates in disputes. Asdem will research background information and provide detailed reports. When all forms of negotiation have been exhausted, Asdem will fight arbitration cases on behalf of clients.
Asdem can supply experienced consultants to:
Asdem undertakes audits of existing claims departments and, where appropriate, will recommend steps to improve cost-effectiveness. The company can provide confidential reports and research studies in refining, shipping and trading operations.
Asdem can call upon the services of a wide range of acknowledged technical and operations experts and supply expert witnesses.