Sherman Law Liberia

Contact Information

Liberia Address

R. Fole Sherman Law Building
17th Street & Chessman Avenue
PO Box 10-3218
1000 Monrovia 10
Sinkor, Monrovia, Liberia

Communicating with Sherman & Sherman
Website: www.shermalawliberia.com
Telephones
+231 777-552-946 – Roberta Parker
+231 886-552-946 – Roberta Parker
+231 5-552-946 -      Roberta Parker
+231 886-514-581 -  Samuel Brown
+231 777-514-581 – Samuel Brown
+231 5-514-581 -      Samuel Brown

Telefax
+ 231 77-059-632

Email Addresses
shermlawrl2@yahoo.com
shermanlawliberia@gmail.com
shermanlaw@shermanlawliberia.com
Note: The Yahoo! and Gmail addresses are preferred.


US Contact Address
11803 Backus Drive
Bowie, MD 20720-4464

US Telephones and Fax
+1 301-352-5476 (Phone)
+1 301- 412-4104 (Mobile)
+1 301-352-9657 (Fax)

 

Firm's News & Events

Maritime Law Practice Area

Sherman & Sherman manages the legal portfolios of two shipping agents in Liberia; these are companies who are agents for ocean liners, and who provide service to the vessel and crew whenever a call is made at a Liberian port. However, Sherman & Sherman's maritime law practice area does not normally involve the business of these shipping agents; Sherman & Sherman's maritime law practice normally involves claims against the ocean liner for necessities provided to it or for accidents in Liberian waters.

Sherman & Sherman has recently had at least two experiences collecting claims against ocean liners for necessities (mechanical and engineering services) provided to it in Europe; and Sherman & Sherman has also had one experience involving an ocean liner which sank in the territorial waters of Liberia.

In the cases regarding claims for the value of necessities, only local maritime law was employed by Sherman & Sherman; but in one of them, the vessel was successfully sold to pay the service provider, a German company. In the case of the wreck of the vessel, Sherman & Sherman successful represented the European owners and insurers of the vessel, both under local maritime law and international maritime law, and had a Liberian court set up a limitation fund to settle all claims. Two of the claimants in this latter case were the National Port Authority and the Bureau of Maritime Affairs of the Liberian Government.

Other maritime claims which Sherman & Sherman handles from time to time involve the short-landing of commodities imported to Liberia by Sherman & Sherman clients. To expedite settlement of a claim lodged by a Sherman & Sherman client, an order for the seizure of the vessel is obtained from a Liberian court. Then and only then does the insurer give an undertaking to settle the claim after adjustment.

As Sherman & Sherman has a significant clientele of importers of goods for resale on the Liberian market, Sherman & Sherman is often at the courts obtaining orders for the seizure of vessels to settle claims for the short-landing of imported commodities.
 

20th Anniversary of Sherman & Sherman 2009

Attorney-Client Relationship 20th Anniversary 2009

Attorney-Client Relationship 20th Anniversary 2011 and Paegar as Managing Director 10th Anniversary 2011

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