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Interlegal experts prevented cargo arrest

19.10.16

Well-coordinated teamwork of Interlegal lawyers Mikhail Selivanov and Vitalii Tolstik under general supervision of senior lawyer Alexey Remeslo resulted in preventing unlawful arrest of international trader’s cargo at the terminal, over 4,000 tons, within the criminal proceedings.

Interlegal experts engaged promptly in the proceedings at the stage of considering application on property arrest by investigative judge, drafted strategy on cargo owner’s interest defense and justified unlawfulness of property arrest. Investigator’s cargo arrest was rejected.

Situation was complicated by the fact that cargo was ready to shipment and vessel was berthed at the moment of temporary cargo seizure in the framework of search.

Due to prompt application to Interlegal lawyers the Client could avoid essential losses related to vessel idle stay and default under the contract in whole.