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We advise a large number of the leading players in the transport and logistics industry.

Our specialists advise logistics companies, carriers and forwarding agents as well as insurance companies and goods owners on all aspects of the transportation industry. In addition to disputes and damage claims this also includes areas such as insurance, risk minimisation, competition issues, financing and taxation.

We continuously conduct legal proceedings before all instances and conduct both national as well as international arbitration proceedings, and we cooperate with leading international transport lawyers, ensuring that you get the best possible assistance no matter where in the world it is needed. 

 

Shipping & Logistics

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What the team is known for
Outstanding practice covering all aspects of shipping law on a domestic and cross-border level. Regularly acts on high-profile insolvency proceedings in the shipping sector. Also active in maritime insurance cases, including issues in the offshore energy sector. Experienced in collision, capsizing and breakdown disputes, as well as ship arrest cases. Additionally handles corporate and commercial mandates involving transactions, restructurings and regulatory matters. Clients include transport companies, shipbuilders and insurance companies.

Strengths
A client reports: "I found them very easy to work with," adding: "They have a high degree of expertise and a commercially minded approach."

Another commentator adds: "They are very precise, very fast and offer good expertise." 

Work highlights
Acted for The Container Ship Company on maritime insolvency proceedings.

Notable practitioners 
Anne Buhl Bjelke focuses on insurance matters within the shipping sector, advising on both insurers and shipping companies on a broad spectrum of mandates. Sources describe her as an "excellent lawyer."

Jes Anker Mikkelsen is a highly regarded figure in the Danish shipping market. His widely respected practice encompasses maritime litigation, insolvency proceedings and insurance claims.  Sources describe him as a "master shipping lawyer," adding: "He is a very clear thinker, analytical, straightforward and very experienced."

Johannes Grove Nielsen advises clients on a wide range of shipping mandates, including insurance claims, insolvency proceedings and wet and dry disputes. Clients appreciate that he has "exceptional knowledge, combined with a very service minded and commercial approach." They also note that he is "responsive and solutions-oriented."

Chambers and Partners Europe, Shipping

Shipping & Transport

Ranked: tier 1

Bech-Bruun advises on the drafting and negotiation of chartering agreements and contractual terms of maritime asset transactions. The firm also advises on insolvency and insurance aspects, including liability aspects arising from ship collisions, grounding and salvage. represents in maritime dispute resolution and provides regulatory advice on dispute resolution clauses and regulatory differences across jurisdictions. Practice head Jes Anker Mikkelsen is experienced in advising on international trade, cargo transportation and maritime construction aspects. Louise Lundsby Wessel has expertise in the shipping, transportation and insurance industries and regularly drafts and negotiates carriage and logistics contracts. Johannes Grove Nielsen is also a key name to note.

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