Transport and maritime law
The lawyers of ECOVIS ProventusLaw advise manufacturers, distributors and transport firms on a regular basis on issues of transport and maritime law. Our law office assists in drafting contracts and various documents related to carriage of goods in Lithuania and abroad by road, by rail, by sea and by air transport, in litigation regarding suspension of vehicles and cargo or lost cargo. With significant expertise in this field, our experts are capable of ensuring proper protection of the interests of our clients.
Where required, the lawyers are assisted by partners from the ECOVIS network operating in over 60 countries worldwide, in particular if relevant issues span multiple jurisdictions. Nevertheless, our know-how in this field goes beyond the ECOVIS network.
THE RANGE OF SERVICES PROVIDED BY US IN THIS SECTOR INCLUDES:
- Contracts and other carriage-related documents
ECOVIS ProventusLaw advises owners, consignors, carriers, consignees and insurers of cargo, draw up contracts for carriage of goods and passengers as well as freight forwarding, insurance and agency contracts, claims regarding lost and damaged goods, compensation for damages sustained and other legal documents related to carriage of goods.
- Represenation in courts
The lawyers of ECOVIS ProventusLaw draw up applications to court regarding the suspension and seizure of vehicles and goods, file actions and other procedural documents in court disputes related to carriage of goods.
- International carriage of goods
ECOVIS ProventusLaw advises on issues of international carriage of goods, represents owners, consignors, carriers and consignees of goods in all countries in which ECOVIS has its offices. Our lawyers also advise clients entering into contracts for carriage of goods according to the CMR Convention (Convention on the Contract for the International Carriage of Goods by Road).
- International maritime law
ECOVIS ProventusLaw advises on issues of maritime law, represents clients in court and arbitration, in judicial procedures related to ship arrest and in disputes concerning carriage of goods and insurance. The offices of ECOVIS ProventusLaw in Vilnius and Klaipėda together with the offices of the international ECOVIS group based throughout the globe ensure prompt and efficient representation of clients in any country and in any port.
Legal issues arising in the sector of transport and maritime law are addressed by our lawyers working in the fields of Corporate Governance, IT and Data Protection, Bankruptcy and Restructuring, Competition Law, Tax, Dispute Resolution, Company Law and Labour Law.
Our clients also entrust the team of ECOVIS ProventusLaw with complex legal issues covering several jurisdictions and when addressing those issues we rely, if required, on the expertise of the team of ECOVIS experts working in over 60 countries worldwide.
The experience of ECOVIS ProventusLaw in the sector of transport and maritime law and our expertise enable us to advise clients on how to identify, protect or optimise the potential occurring in the changing legal environment.
The experience of ECOVIS ProventusLaw includes the following
Knowledge without experience is of little use. Therefore we are proud of having our own valuable experience to share with you.