We render services in all Black Sea countries. Interlegal is the only law firm in Odessa which opened its offices in Turkey, Georgia, Bulgaria, Moldova and Romania.
We are considered as one-stop-shop for business in the countries of the Black/ Azov seas (Ukraine, Russia, Georgia, Turkey, Moldova, Romania and Bulgaria) and Caspian Sea (Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan).
Our aim is to add value to the client’s business. First of all, it is maintained by understanding the legal and commercial challenges our clients are facing in the particular project and giving practical input for correct risk assessment and pricing. All business is local and this, as a rule, requires close cooperation with local lawyers. To serve clients better we have decided long ago to develop close cooperation with local law firms in the countries where our clients have regular business.
Tight cooperation with the associated offices in 29 countries facilitates settlement of the clients’ problems as soon as possible in all the Black and Azov Seas, Caspian Sea and Mediterranean countries, the United Kingdom, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Estonia, Cyprus, the Netherlands, Italy, France, Spain, the United States, Tunisia, Algeria, Egypt and many others.
Our mission: To be useful for Transport, Shipping & International Trade people in their fair business.
- In the framework of yachting practice, the client applied to Interlegal due to notification of Spanish tax authorities under which the client was forced to pay the European import VAT on yacht and interests for late payment, since the yacht stayed at the Spanish port (i.e. within EU customs territory) for over 18 months.»
- Baku hosted World Ports Conference IAPH Baku 2018 on May 8-11. The event was attended by port heads, government representatives, professors and experts from Europe, Japan, Iran, Georgia, Indonesia, Nigeria and other countries. Interlegal was represented by Ports & Maritime Project Manager Rachid Bouda.»
- 17.04.18Statistics of case consideration at the International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry
- On 06.10.2017, in the matter of “Principles of navigation in the regions of the Black Sea and the Crimea”, the Turkish government has issued a decision in order to prohibit vessels arriving from or calling at Crimea from visiting Turkish ports and, in this respect, all the Turkish ports, maritime/shipping agents, ship operators and shipowners were notified.»