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Aviation & Transport Law

GEMS Schindhelm covers all areas of  transport law. Here, freight forwarding and logistics companies as well as transport insurers are regularly advised on all transport law issues and both national and international companies are supported in the optimization of transport and logistics processes. The development of multimodal transport, warehousing and logistics contracts as well as recourse management are also part of the practice of the law firm.

Another focus, in addition to transport law, is aviation. GEMS Schindhelm represents airlines as well as their international and national insurers and has many years of experience in claims regarding freight damages and passenger liability. GEMS Legal furthermore handles all claims regarding  aircraft damages and offers full range services to airlines in case of an air disaster. Also drafting and review of all kind of service agreements associated with air line operations such as ground handling agreements and agreements regarding operation of a warehouse or rather customs warehouse is within the scope of our services.

GEMS Legal furthermore has excellent know-how in all regulative civil aviation matters.

Focus areas of our activity

  • Drafting and review of contracts of carriage, storage contracts and forwarding contracts. 
  • Judicial and extrajudicial handling of claims regarding freight charges and damaged freight.  
  • Judicial and extrajudicial handling of passenger claims. 
  • Judicial and extrajudicial handling of claims for aircraft damages.