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 worldwide, in particular if relevant issues span multiple jurisdictions. Nevertheless, our know-how in this field goes beyond the ECOVIS network.
The experience by ECOVIS ProventusLaw include:
- 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.
- Representation in court
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.