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Eran Shellac


Born:   April 14th, 1971, Israel

Education: LL.B (Law), Interdisciplinary Center in Herzeliya, Israel, 1999

B.A.  (Business Administration) Interdisciplinary Center in Herzeliya, 1999

Bar Admittance: 2000

Languages spoken: Hebrew and English.


Eran joined Ilan Orly & Co. in 2003 as an associate lawyer and became a partner in 2010.


Eran has gained extensive seamanship experience during his years of service as a senior naval officer (Commander [Naval]), commanding of a fleet of patrol vessels (OPV) in the Israeli Navy, and during the subsequent 7 year period, when he worked as a yacht Master.


Eran’s main practice is Shipbuilding Contracts, Yachts and Mega-Yachts, Admiralty law and practice, Marine Insurance, Ship- Finance and Salvage.


Eran’s advises clients on issues in relation to the above, in particular with drafting of Charterparty, Shipbuilding contracts, Sale and Purchase, Ship-management and Ship-broking contracts.


Eran also handles marine insurance claims, acting for both Ship/Yacht Owners and Underwriters, and in particular on H&M issues, Seamanship, Collisions and 3rd party liability (TPL).  


Eran leads the firm’s growing division dealing with Yachts and Mega-Yachts, providing the Owners/Charterers/Operators a “one stop shop” covering all required aspects of legal services such as S&P contracts/Shipbuilding contracts, registration, financing, manning, statutory compliance, commercial management and operation, insurance, contentious and non- contentious matters.

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