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.
Developing and conducting health check for a major private transport and logistics company in Russia. Health check was conducted to identify irregularities in the operations of the company’s governing bodies that can entail adverse consequences both for the company itself and for these governing bodies.
Precedent making in recovery of the debt resulting from demurrage of railcars. Our lawyers succeeded in proving to the court that the railcar lease services are not merely a transport and forwarding activity, but are mixed services, and, thus, the debt which had been outstanding for a few years was ordered to be recovered.
Representing FESCO, an international transport group, in bankruptcy proceedings in respect of Admiral Hockey Club, of which Commercial Port of Vladivostok is the general sponsor.
Defending Commercial Port of Vladivostok, the Far East’s largest seaport, in challenging a transaction by the bankruptcy administrator in the bankruptcy of a major Russian developer.