Freehill Hogan & Mahar LLP What the team is known for Maritime law boutique looked to for advice on cross-border shipping transactions. Noted for its strength in litigation, handling collisions, P&I and cargo claims, as well as environmental disputes and contract drafting. Notable practitioners Based in New York, Peter Gutowski focuses on litigation, including the defence of cargo damage and contamination, along with collision and employment disputes. Managing partner William Juska has long-standing experience in shipping litigation, and is a key figure in the New York office. Areas of focus include cargo damage cases and charter party disputes.