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Transport, logistics and storage law in Germany and Italy

We support you in all national and international transport law issues

We advise on transport, forwarding and logistics law at both national and international level, particularly in German-Italian legal relations.

Your contacts at Dolce Lauda are admitted to the bar in both Italy and Germany and, in addition to sound legal expertise and extensive experience in transport, forwarding and logistics law, they also offer the cultural and practical know-how to handle cross-border cases, especially in the Italian and German legal systems. Many years of experience in achieving practical solutions guarantees our clients result-oriented, pragmatic advice, especially in complex case constellations.

Contract drafting and litigation

We offer comprehensive advice in all areas of drafting transport, forwarding and logistics contracts and represent our clients both in and out of court in Germany and Italy.

Our services in transport law in detail

  • Assistance in the initiation of business transactions
  • Drafting of contracts,
  • Drafting or reviewing general terms and conditions
  • Adaptation of the contract model to the specific international circumstances and the means of transport used (with particular regard to the applicable law, the place of jurisdiction and the effective inclusion of the ADSP or other GTC customary in the industry)

Not only multimodal law, but also the use of different means of transport (air, road, rail, sea) in a nationally and internationally complex constellation require a solution-oriented individual case assessment. We take the necessary time to consider the economic background and interests as well as short- and long-term consequences, as we are convinced that only in this way can practicable solutions be worked out and implemented.

If you, as a transport, forwarding or logistics company, are faced with a claim for damages, e.g. due to late delivery, damage to or loss of goods or similar, we are at your side to initially avoid a lengthy and cost-intensive process if possible.

If, on the other hand, you yourself have claims against your contractual partners or the other parties involved, we will jointly work out suitable procedures for a quick realisation of your claims.

This also includes the possibility of examining the use of so-called ADR instruments, such as mediation, which in Italy in certain cases is even mandatory prior to court proceedings, or the so-called negoziazione assistita (a "compulsory negotiation with legal assistance", pursuant to Art. 2, para. 7 of D.L. No. 132/2014 n.F.). If the pre-litigation settlement does not work out, we are at your disposal as experienced and motivated litigators before German and Italian courts.


Let us talk about your specific concerns.