Gateley Plc

1 Paternoster Square
United Kingdom

T: 020 7653 1600
F: 020 7653 1601

Gateley LLP

Gateley is an international law firm whose specialist yacht team has over twenty five years experience. The yacht team provide a world-class service and is widely regarded as one of the leading practices in the market. Gateley deliver pragmatic, commercial and cost-effective advice tailored to the individual needs of their clients. They have unrivalled experience in matters involving vessels up to the largest commercial superyachts and have the breadth of expertise to deal with any issue.

Gateley’s yachting practice extends from acting in the sale, purchase and charter of some of the largest superyachts afloat to advising those supporting the leisure marine industry. They are also able to provide specialist tailored VAT advice to clients.

Clients include owners, insurers, yacht brokers (both sale & purchase and charter), trade associations, commercial managers, designers, builders and repairers. Construction, sale and purchase, charter, registration, finance and insurance is handled effectively by their yacht team together with casualties, personal injury work and all other legal work associated with the ownership and operation of yachts.

Gateley deals effectively with contractual matters and the resolution of disputes involving some of the world’s largest superyachts.

Contact - Bruce Virgo
Tel: +44 (0) 207 653 1628
Fax: +44 (0) 207 653 1601
Mobile: +44 (0) 759 520 5795

Products and services

  • new build construction agreeme
  • sale and purchase
  • registration, flagging & owner
  • yacht finance
  • refit & repair agreements
  • management and charter agreeme
  • claims advice – charters, coll
  • commercial advice to yacht bro
  • insurance advice for yacht own
  • VAT advice

Latest News

09 September 2017 - Insurer duty to speak clarified

The English Court of Appeal has, for the first time, considered whether and in what circumstances an insurer might be under a duty to speak up and to make its position clear, during the claims process, reports James Jaffa, Associate, Superyachts for Gateley Plc