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Ridah Wouters

Associate | Cape Town

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Overview

Ridah Wouters is an associate in our Cape Town office in the Shipping and Logistics practice.

Ridah has experience in admiralty dispute resolution, security arrests, casualties, ship sale and purchase, and carriage of goods.

Experience

  • Acting for ship-owners and insurers of a container vessel that called at South Africa following a fire on board, to manage access and investigate the incident.
  • Acting for Sellers in the sale of a motor vessel.
  • Advising an exporter of rock powdered phosphate on sanctions imposed following the Russia-Ukraine war.
  • Advising ship owners, charterers and their insurers in respect of enforcement of international arbitration awards in South Africa and obtaining security for ongoing international arbitration proceedings.
  • Assisting ship owners, charterers and their insurers with ship arrests and associated ships arrests to obtain security for ongoing international arbitration proceedings.

AREA OF EXPERTISE

Qualifications

  • B.Soc.Sci. (International Relations & Psychology) and LLB degrees from the University of Cape Town.
  • Member of the Maritime Law Association of South Africa.

Overview

Ridah Wouters is an associate in our Cape Town office in the Shipping and Logistics practice.

Ridah has experience in admiralty dispute resolution, security arrests, casualties, ship sale and purchase, and carriage of goods.

Experience

  • Acting for ship-owners and insurers of a container vessel that called at South Africa following a fire on board, to manage access and investigate the incident.
  • Acting for Sellers in the sale of a motor vessel.
  • Advising an exporter of rock powdered phosphate on sanctions imposed following the Russia-Ukraine war.
  • Advising ship owners, charterers and their insurers in respect of enforcement of international arbitration awards in South Africa and obtaining security for ongoing international arbitration proceedings.
  • Assisting ship owners, charterers and their insurers with ship arrests and associated ships arrests to obtain security for ongoing international arbitration proceedings.

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