ROBAG Legal Solutions&Consultancy B.V. provides expert legal advice on maritime claims and disputes.

Our clients are commodity/trading houses, Shipowners, Shipbrokers, Insurers and Insurance intermediaries. 


We provide expert legal advice for any dispute, claim or problem within the shortest possible time frame.


We are trained legal experts with a lifelong experience negotiating and drafting maritime contracts

Cost Effective

We aim to prevent a dispute from escalation. We want to keep our fees low and work as cost effective as possible.

Our services

Solving disputes

- We provide expert legal advice on claims and disputes.

- We are able to provide the right strategy for the best possible solution.

- We produce correspondence on our client's behalf

- Pragmatic legal solutions set-off against a commercial background.

Preventing disputes

- We analyse and review Charterparties and other commercial contracts.
- We are able to perform compliance checks.

- We are able to perform demurrage claim analysis and negotiations.

- We have extensive experience in Freight/Demurrage retrieval.

Arbitration & Mediation

We are a supporting member of LMAA and are available for LMAA Arbitration appointments.

We are also available for mediation.

Global Sanction Compiance

- We provide fast and thorough global Sanction compliance checks

- We offer compiance awareness courses

- We provide an in-house well-proven sanction compliance system

about Us

Established as a legal consultant in 2018, we aim to provide a cost-effective, pragmatic source of Legal assistance for Charterers, trading houses, Shipowners, shipbrokers, Insurers and insurance intermediaries. 

With a background in commercial shipping of almost 20 years, we look beyond the strictly legal aspects of any possible dispute. We strive for an pragmatic approach, identifying the underlying issues from a broader perspective, within the legal framework of the law of the contracts. 

As a result we provide solutions that can be a lot less invasive for costumer relationships and that can be a lot more effective for your business. 




Track record

A few examples on recently provided assistance


– Assisting a charterer by mitigating a potential conflict concerning several ships with multiple freight & demurrage payments (and a wrongfully applied Owner’s possessory lien);

– Succesfully offsetting a claim for late arrival penalties against Owners’ demurrage claim under a voyage charterparty;

– Succesfully assisting a shipowner on retrieving a substantial amount of demurrage on a contractually ‘time barred’ demurrage claim;

– Negotiating a settlement for a repudiatory breach/renunciation of contract on a contract containing a wrongly described vessel and last cargoes;

– Acting on behalf of charterers in a salvage / towage case  and successfully avoided salvage liability;

– Successfully assisting a shipowner with instructing their p and I club on the matter of a repudiated contract (after a wrongful cancellation of a voyage charter);

– Review on the contract of sale and subsequent closing for the buyers of an MR size tanker , plus analysis of the subsequent (long term) time charterparty for that vessel.

Our Tariffs

(the used tariff is subject to your enquiry)

'No Cure No Pay'

For many claims we are able to provide you a 'No Cure No Pay' incentive, where we only provide an invoice for a pre agreed amount once the issue is successfully resolved.

Fee on a ' Per hour ' basis

Used hours are invoiced on a tariff per hour. Our standard fee per hour is € 185 ex VAT*.

*) where VAT is applicable


We offer package fees for a minimum agreed amount of hours at much lower pricing than the mentioned ' per hour' tariff.

Education & Competences


ROBAG Legal Solutions & Consultancy B.V.

visiting adress :
Veerweg 1
3281 LX  Numansdorp

          : +31(0) 6 18209671 (24/7)


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