Transport and Logistics

Over the recent years the market of transport and logistics services has seen revolutionary changes: cutting-edge technologies which were a science fiction just a while ago are being already implemented. The industry is highly sensitive to any changes in economy and politics. The high pace of development and sensitivity of the industry give rise to numerous legal questions which require competent answers.

One of the areas of our focus is to render legal services to transport and logistics companies. Our specialists are deeply immersed in the specifics of the industry and have expertise and experience in dealing with a wide range of issues and tasks the transport and logistic companies typically face.

Our expertise and competencies are trusted by major logistics and warehousing companies, forwarders, maritime transport operators etc. Our experience in representing and advising the industry players helps us easily navigate the industry-specific legal issues, efficiently find legal solutions and achieve the result.

Our specialists conduct special-purpose audit of the company’s business for its compliance with the transport and logistics laws. Company’s health check is a legal audit of business that is intended to identify business risks and elaborate the ways to mitigate them. The findings of such health check are useful for the company’s shareholders from the standpoint of exercising control over managers and decision-making process. The health check report is an efficient assistant to the company’s management in optimising and improving the day-to-day business and intragroup processes.

The Practice was distinguished by Kommersant Newspaper’s rating Legal Services Market Leaders.

What we offer
Advising on the matters of international and Russian transport and forwarding law
Legal support to warehousing, transport, forwarding and port businesses
Assisting in settling situations connected with damaging or loss of cargo, returnable packaging, cargo vehicles etc.
Legal assistance in disputes
Advising on liability insurance of carriers, forwarders, warehouse and port operators, freight insurance and on claims arising under such insurance programmes.
Advising on contracts for carriage, forwarding or warehousing, as well as mixed and accompanying contracts in the sphere of logistics and transport.
Diagnosing and preventing legal risks in the company’s business
Developing fee and pricing policies