Yachting law (Yachts & Superyachts)
The firm is a national and international leader thanks to the extensive knowledge of yachting law and the legislations of various countries, as well as the thirty years’ experience of its practitioners in the yachting sector.
In particular, Massimiliano Grimaldi is visiting professor of yachting law at the university of Genoa, Economics Department, author of books and numerous articles on the subject and is frequently called to participate as speaker in national and international conventions.
Furthermore, Massimiliano Grimaldi was named winner of the Lawyer of the Year (Boutique of excellence) – Transport Law award in the LE FONTI AWARDS 2017, given the importance of mandates received, including the job entrusted by Ucina nautical confindustria of providing advice and assistance regarding recent reform works of the nautical code.
The firm’s mandates include the advice and assistance regarding construction, sales, hire, rental and nautical leasing of yachts; advice and assistance regarding the most advantageous choice of flag; advice and assistance for obtaining tax benefits; advice and assistance regarding enrolment contracts of the crew and professional qualifications for command of the vessel (nautical licences; professional yachting qualifications); advice and assistance in insurance matters.
The firm’s clientele is made up of Italian and foreign businessmen, yacht and superyacht hire companies; nautical leasing companies; shipbuilding yards; banks; the most prestigious national association representing yachting industries and businesses; insurance companies.
Areas of activity
- Maritime and insurance law
- EU funding, infrastructures and logistics
- Law of inland navigation and for tidal waters
- Ship finance
- Commercial port law
- Marina law
- Yachting law (Yachts & Superyachts)
- Railway law
- Highway law
- Offshore oil & gas operations
- European union law
- Competition, antitrust and state aid
- Drafting of legislation and parliamentary law
- Tax, fiscal and customs law
- Administrative law
“Professionalism and a great deal of expertise in a personalised relationship based on trust and striving to get a result together.”
“The Associazione Italiana Armatori Trasporto Passaggeri [Italian Association of Owners of Passenger Transport Vessels] bears witness to the professionalism and competence of Studio Grimaldi. It is purely due to the high level of competence, authority and strategic vision of Massimiliano Grimaldi that the Association has managed to be hugely successful and gain recognition in the maritime field over the last few years.”
Associazione Italiana Armatori Trasporto Passeggeri
“We would like to point out the significant satisfaction of Ucina Confindustria Nautica with the advice and legal assistance received from the lawyer Massimiliano Grimaldi in the Yachting sector.
The lawyer Massimiliano Grimaldi assisted Ucina in negotiating very important legal and economic matters for the industry, first and foremost the reform of the yachting code, not only supplying top-level legal preparation, but also supporting Ucina in selecting the best strategies.”
Ucina Confindustria Nautica
“Thanks to the great competence and forward thinking of the lawyer Massimiliano Grimaldi, we were able to continue conducting our business, overcoming a particularly difficult time.”
Yacht Broker srl
Manager of tourist ports
“With the forward thinking and professionalism of lawyer Massimiliano Grimaldi, we found in Studio Grimaldi great assistance and support in negotiations and selection of sustainable solutions regarding the complex issue of state property concessions of the companies of Saint Mark Square in Venice, coming to the elaboration and promotion of rules for amendment of the national legislation to protect the companies and obtain results. Thank you.”
Veneziana Retail srl and Committee of Ancient Crafts of Venice
“We would like to point out the Genoese company Grimaldi Studio Legale in relation to the expert advice and legal assistance provided to Actv Spa regarding navigation safety and professional certification of on-board personnel.
In particular, lawyer Massimiliano Grimaldi assisted our company in the introduction, in the legislation of a special law that will allow a simplified framework regarding navigation in local public transport service in the protected waters of the lagoon of Venice to be received by the institution.
The above-mentioned collaboration fully satisfied our expectations, at the same time allowing us to appreciate the professionalism, competence and helpfulness of the lawyer Massimiliano Grimaldi.”
ACTV Venezia Spa
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