Bills of lading claims, logistics and multimodal transport
It’s inevitable that complications, often leading to disputes, arise with the movement of goods via multimodal transport across Europe and the rest of the world. With so many parties involved, it’s essential to ensure you’re legally protected.
We regularly help transport companies, liner services, freight forwarders and logistic providers with multimodal transport issues. So, if you are involved in a dispute, our team of specialist lawyers can help with a resolution or assist with legal advice regarding claims.
Here’s what we specialise in:
- CMR disputes
- BIFA terms disputes
- Bills of lading claims
- Claims for damage and delay to goods
- Freight forwarding disputes
- Litigation and arbitration proceedings in relation to the terms of carriage by road and coastal waters
- We regularly assist companies to revise their terms and conditions
- We assist haulage companies with appeals under the Immigration Act in relation to penalties imposed after the discovery of clandestine
And, here’s what we have particular expertise in:
- Time bar issues
- Limitation issues
- Enforcement of liens
- Security for claims
As a member of the global alliance of lawyers and accountants – MSI – we can access legal advice from lawyers across the globe. Also, we regularly hold presentations on multimodal transport issues and logistics, as supporting members of the British International Freight Association (BIFA).
Latest News & Blogs
In a recent case, the English Court was asked to consider the nature of the obligations on the owners of the vessel on an approach voyage, when the charterparty did not include any ETA dates for the ship for the delivery port, but did include a cancelling date.
A legal dispute concerning a cargo of Columbian green coffee beans, which were carried in 20 unventilated containers to Germany, has made its way up to the Court of Appeal.