Globaliseringen har længe været et grundvilkår inden for shipping, transport og logistik. Transportkunders krav om billig, sikker og rettidig levering skal opfyldes på et marked, der er præget af hastigt skiftende omkostninger, nye teknologier og en stadig tættere regulering.

Transport af gods er eksempelvis en kompliceret og ofte sammensat proces, der involverer mange aktører og risici for konflikt. Transportopgaverne foregår ofte mellem flere lande, og de regler, der regulerer dem, er derfor baseret på internationale konventioner. Derfor er ekspertrådgivning vigtig.

Hvordan kan vi hjælpe?
Vores team har et omfattende branchekendskab og mange års erfaring med at rådgive virksomheder inden for shipping, transport og logistik. Vi bistår inden for alle områder af sø- og transportretten og har spidskompetencer inden for international konfliktløsning. 

Vi rådgiver blandt andet om:

  • Konfliktløsning 
  • Konfliktløsningsklausuler, herunder lovvalg og værneting
  • Befragtningsaftaler
  • Salgs- og leveringsbetingelser
  • Forsikringsvilkår
  • Søforsikring og erstatningskrav
  • Kollision, grundstødning og bjærgning
  • Off shore-forhold
  • Maritime corporate omstruktureringer
  • Regulatoriske forhold
  • Konflikter med offentlige myndigheder.

Vi samarbejder med førende internationale transportadvokater og har et stort internationalt netværk. Vi kan derfor sikre den bedste rådgivning, uanset hvor i verden din virksomhed har brug for den – og hvor i forsyningskæden du befinder dig.

BEST

BEST er vores juridiske udrykningshold. Vi stiller op døgnet rundt, også i weekender og på helligdage.

Vi arbejder desuden ofte tæt sammen med specialister inden for Konfliktløsning, Forsikring, Energi & Forsyning, Insolvens & Rekonstruktion, Finansiering, M&A  & Selskabsforhold mfl. 

Vi afholder hvert år i London – sammen med en række andre udenlandske advokatfirmaer – den store årlige begivenhed i det internationale shipping- og forsikringsmiljø, International Maritime Law Seminar. 

Shipping & Logistik

Shipping

What the team is known for
Outstanding practice covering all aspects of shipping law. Areas of activity include dispute resolution, insolvency proceedings, charter parties and maritime insurance matters. Clients include Danish and international shipowners, cargo owners and insurers. Recent work has included several high-profile insolvency cases in the shipping sector, as well as advising on North Sea oil platform insurance.

Strengths
Sources praise the well-rounded appeal of the firm's practice, reporting that "when you take into account their experience, the quality of their work and their overall knowledge in the field, Bech-Bruun comes out on top," and adding that the lawyers at the firm "understand the business perspective of our work and understand that we are always working to tight deadlines."

Sources comment that the team is "very co-operative and commercially minded. They have a good view on what is best for the client."

Work highlights
Assisted Norwegian Energy Company with the sale of licence and ownership interests in the North Sea SIRI platform to DONG E&P as well as representing the client in a series of related insurance claims, valued at DKK3 billion, which were recently appealed to the High Court.

Represented The Containership Company in a maritime insolvency case involving proceedings in Denmark, New York and China.

Notable practitioners
Head of department Jes Anker Mikkelsen has decades of experience advising clients on maritime, transport and insurance law as well as on international trade, offshore and construction issues. His work includes representing Kuehne + Nagel in a dispute regarding the breakdown of a container ship off the coast of Yemen. In praising the excellent quality of his work, clients describe him as "a very sharp and hard-working guy."

Johannes Grove Nielsen offers expertise on a range of shipping and transport law, including the purchase and sale of vessels and charter party agreements. He has been particularly active in insolvency cases, leading the firm's involvement in ongoing cases related to the OW Bunker Group collapse. Clients note that they "enjoy working with him, he quickly understands exactly what is required of him and he understands the commercial context in which his work is going to be used."

As an insurance specialist, Anne Buhl Bjelke focuses on disputes and mediation related to insurance law aspects of shipping. She has frequently represented clients involved in insurance cases linked to the OW Bunker Group collapse, as well as liability disputes, regulatory issues and general maritime and transport law matters.

Chambers and Partners Europe, Shipping

Shipping & Transport

One of the leading practices for all aspects of maritime work’, Bech-Bruun regularly handles wet and dry shipping issues and is highly experienced in offshore matters and bunker disputes, as evidenced by the involvement in the O.W. Bunker collapse. ‘ThoughtfulJohannes Grove Nielsen represents Snaptun Fisk Export in an arrest matter related to the collision of the vessel Karmel with a trout farm. ‘Excellent litigatorJes Anker Mikkelsen leads the group that counts A.P. Møller-Mærsk, Kuehne & Nagel and J. Poulsen Shipping among its clients.

Legal 500, Shipping and transport

BB

Vil du ringes op?

Fortæl os, hvornår du har tid til at tale. Så ringer en af vores specialister dig op.