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Commercial LUTZ | ABEL

Your experts in commercial

LUTZ I ABEL advises companies in all areas and on any contract, distribution or commercial law issues about purely internal German matters and on legal questions with an international focus. We possess years of experience when it comes to advising distribution or logistics departments, business managers of medium-sized companies or legal departments of globally active groups, especially in the supplier and trade industries, across various sectors. Our consultants strive to find solutions tailored to each of our clients' cases. This includes providing consultation before and during the conclusion of supply, distribution or logistics contracts or when drafting, reviewing, negotiating or terminating such contracts. Furthermore, we advise our clients on court and out-of-court defenses against claims or on the assertion of their own claims under all types of trade and distribution agreements.


Our services in commercial

Distribution Law
  • Preparing, reviewing and negotiating distribution agreements (framework agreements, purchase and sales agreements, supply agreements, commercial agent agreements, dealer agreements, importer agreements, franchise agreements)
  • Consultation for the termination of distribution agreements
  • Defense against settlement claims under commercial agent or authorized dealer agreements
  • Legal support for distribution restructuring
  • Quality assurance agreements
  • Confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements
  • Commercial trading, commission merchant and brokerage law
  • Preparation, review and negotiation of General Terms & Conditions (GTC)
  • Distribution training
Clarification of Compliance Events
  • Preparing, reviewing and negotiating logistics agreements (shipping and freight agreements, storage agreements, transport agreements)
  • Legal support for complex logistics systems (consignation warehouses, contracted logistic agreements, just-in-time and lean production)
  • Legal advice on transport damage case settlement
Consultation and Representation During Liability Situations
  • International commercial, distribution and logistics law
  • UN sales law
  • International private law
  • Court and arbitration representation for distribution and logistics agreement disputes
  • Pre-trial consultation (court cost risk assessment, trial strategy development)

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