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Expert Advice for Moving Targets

Schellenberg Wittmer’s Trade and Transport Group features experienced specialists proficient at delivering comprehensive services to market players and industries involved in international commerce, trade, trade finance and transportation.

Our clients demand first-rate advice and skilled representation on a wide array of international disputes and transactions. They are served by a specialized team with in-depth market knowledge, and an outstanding network of maritime and aviation law firms and experts worldwide. We understand the relationship between, and the interdependence of, all aspects of trade and transportation, including sales contracts, import/export contracts, trade finance, marine/cargo insurance, maritime, aviation and land transportation, and ship and aircraft finance.

«–––excellent industry knowledge–––»
Legal 500

You will find our Trade and Transport Group ranked first tier by the leading directories. Legal 500 mentions that the firm is «outstanding» in transport law and especially «well established in all matters of marine insurance as well as carriers and forwarding agents liability issues».

«–––the first port of call for marine claims–––»
Legal 500

These directories also recommend Alexander von Ziegler, Who’s Who Legal commenting that he is a «notable figure» and Legal 500 quoting that he is one of the «most renowned specialists in this field in Switzerland». He is the winner of the 2015 ILO Client’s Choice award for Shipping & Transport. Giovanna Montanaro is also recommended by Who’s Who Legal for her work on aviation disputes including cargo damage cases and related contract and insurance matters.

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