Logistics

Our dedicated Logistics Sector Group has a strong and recognised track record in advising on all aspects of logistics, whether acting for the third party logistics provider or the end user. We understand logistics; the key drivers, the challenges faced and the need to adopt a pragmatic approach. Drawing on our broad experience and adopting a solutions-driven approach, we help our clients secure competitive advantage and achieve the outcomes they require.

Our logistics lawyers advise on:

  • outsourced distribution agreements
  • supply chain contracts (including flow down of prime terms into subcontracts)
  • technology procurements (including licensing of third party/proprietary solutions to/for the benefit of end users) and outsourcings, integration and maintenance/support
  • commercial contracts – industry standard terms, bespoke contracts and international carriage
  • joint ventures, strategic alliances and collaboration arrangements
  • acquisitions, disposals and related corporate transactions
  • distribution centres and related commercial property transactions
  • environmental and regulatory compliance (including road traffic, health and safety, waste and insurance)
  • fleet procurement and management (including financing)
  • employment (including key director/personnel appointments, disciplinary/dismissal and TUPE)
  • employment tax compliance/cost savings (salary sacrifice) arrangements
  • dispute resolution

We do not just advise on the law. We adopt a holistic approach, working with other industry experts, to provide a broad range of services to the logistics sector. This includes advising on: supply chain management (including scalability, rationalisation and savings), warehousing and regulatory (including health and safety as well as operator licensing).

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