Transport, Shipping, Aviation

LTA advises and represents clients in transport law in general, especially in the field of rail transport, shipping and air navigation law, as well as in all related contractual, regulatory, EU, competition and insurance aspects thereof.


Our team of lawyers brings together specialists in shipping and customs and trade who are able to advise in all sectors of the shipping industry. We provide legal services to shipowners, charterers, insurers, freight forwarders, ship agents and brokers, container operators, banks, governments, international corporations and financiers.


We are able to handle all types of shipping matters, ranging from the largest international commercial disputes and ship finance projects to the most routine freight and debt collections.


We advise on the handling of all manner of shipping contracts and international trade issues, including sale and purchase of a wide range of commodities, letters of credit, charter party disputes, bills of lading and intermodal transport agreements.


We also advise our clients on: aviation finance, aircraft sales and operating leasing, operational and regulatory matters, insolvency of airlines and repossession and contractual disputes.


We advise governments, multinational corporations and others procuring or outsourcing their logistics needs. We advise logistics service providers in all their areas of business as well as other providers to the logistics industry including underwriters, insurance/customs brokers and commodity traders.


We advise clients worldwide in all sectors of the railway industry and on all legal aspects of their business.


Our services in the rail sector include advising on restructuring, privatisation, operator access, franchising, major investment and construction projects, regulation, financing, disputes and environmental issues.