• We are delighted to confirm that Mark Needham has passed his higher rights tests,  and is now entitled to act as a Solicitor Advocate in civil matters.  This means he...
  • Watch the new video from this year's Monaco Yacht Show, featuring Bargate Murray and fellow Experts in Superyachts co-sponsors.
  • First Published in the September 2015 edition of Yacht investor, here is Quentin and Adam’s  combined thoughts on this intriguing subject, with a PDF downloadable copy available from the link...
  • Our congratulations to Adam Ramlugon on his appointment as Managing Partner, and Mark Needham on his appointment as a Partner. Read the press release here: Adam and Mark Press Release September...
  • Whilst working as a captain, first officer or other senior crew member on board a superyacht can seem like plain sailing, there are occasions when the relationship between a member...
  • In early May, Quentin Bargate attended the annual Cayman Islands Shipping Registry Yacht Committee Meeting at the Marriott Hotel in Grand Cayman. Quentin Bargate says: “The Committee comprises leading industry...

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Business matters at Bargate Murray – it matters to you and it matters to us.  We act for a wide range of national and international clients, small and large, corporate and individual and we always place the emphasis on client service and great results –  all at a cutting edge price.


Bargate Murray offers a broad range of expertise in aviation advice. It has extensive experience in business and commercial aviation, and is able to advise on a wide variety of regulatory matters. The team’s experience includes commercial agreements common to the industry, from sale and purchase agreements and charter and lease agreements, to maintenance and support agreements.


We build sound relationships with you and your company to develop an in-depth understanding of your legal needs. Whatever the stage of the business, we can offer relevant, cost-effective advice with real results.


We are one of the world’s foremost superyacht law firms. Over many years, we have developed in-depth experience in this niche area, where confidentiality and personal service are essential.


Using our considerable experience in handling complex cases, we seek to avoid time-consuming and expensive court action, whether via an early financial settlement between parties, or through a form of Alternative Dispute Resolution such as mediation.

Shipping & Insurance

With nearly 50 years of collective experience in practising shipping and Insurance law at the highest levels, our two founding partners are among the best placed in the UK to meet your needs.


We have extensive experience in advising internet start-ups, IT companies and innovative business, and businesses dealing with or affected by the internet and IT / e-commerce.

Dispute Resolution

This is a specialist area at which we excel. Clients benefit from our ability to settle disagreements through skilled use of all forms of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), including negotiation, mediation or arbitration, thereby removing the need for a lengthy and expensive court process.


We are always willing to consider taking on new members of the firm who can add that something extra to our practice, just send us your CV if you’re interested in being considered for a position. Mark your letters on the front in bold type ”Recruitment” and addressed to the Senior Partner. Alternatively, contact us online.

Our many client testimonials say more about us than we ever can

"We have worked closely with Bargate Murray... their assistance and support has been invaluable to the success of the project"

− In regard to a recent yacht project

"Quentin... has a very practical commercial understanding of what has to be done to get the job done, I wholeheartedly recommend him"

"Quentin and Bargate Murray are no nonsense lawyers who know their oats and fight for their clients. They call a spade a spade so you know exactly where you are with them. You can expect high quality advice and action (where required)."

− Michael Strelitz, Director at DataSafe Services Limited

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