Transport & logistics.

Bespoke provides advice to the transport and logistics industry. This includes shippers, transport providers, customs brokers, freight forwarders and distributors using those services. Our team can assist your business with managing, securing and protecting your supply chain, and ensuring you comply with relevant regulations.

How we can help.

Our Transport & Logistics team provides advice on legal issues impacting the transport and logistics industry.

Our lawyers provide specialist regulatory and commercial advice to large Australian and international businesses in relation to shipping, logistics, and import and export matters. Our clients include prime contractors, consignors and consignees as well as transport providers.

Our supply chain expertise.

Our lawyers in the Transport & Logistics team are thought leaders and recognised by the industry as experts in managing supply chain issues.

We can assist you with:

  • Developing chain of responsibility programs, policies and risk assessment tools
  • Drafting commercial documentation and standard terms addressing commercial and legal risks and ensuring parties manage Chain of Responsibility (CoR)
  • CoR obligations under Heavy Vehicle National Laws
  • CoR audits, gap analysis and reporting
  • Warehousing, licensing and other distribution and service agreements
  • Regulatory investigations and defending enforcement actions
  • Transport and warehousing agreements
  • Claims for lost goods
  • Consumer and customer terms and conditions
  • Customs, import/export and biosecurity issues

Customs classifications and processes.

We have the expertise to help you with all matters relating to customs classification, customs clearance issues, duty assessments, TCOs, Free Trade Agreements and movement of restricted goods.

Dealing with innovation in supply chain management.

The transport and logistics industry is becoming more complex due to the introduction of disruptive technologies, such as blockchain.

With ecommerce prevailing, supply chains must be managed internationally – even for small businesses. Ecommerce has allowed for all kinds of businesses to globalise, which presents businesses with the problem of having to navigate regulatory compliance issues in multiple countries.

Our lawyers in the Transport & Logistics team will guide you through each step of the supply chain, providing advice that ensures your business is secure from manufacture to sale, and every step in between.

Transport & logistics experts.

With the intricacies of supply chains, it is important to have a team who understands the latest developments in law, innovation and the supply chain landscape as a whole.

Our lawyers in the Transport & Logistics team have a wealth of experience in dealing with businesses big and small. We care about what your business wants to achieve and are committed to helping you achieve it by providing specialist advice in a way you can understand. Bespoke's Transport and Logistics team is supported by the broader expertise within our firm to assist our clients with general commercial and corporate, intellectual property and real estate matters.

Key team members.

Jeremy Szwider

Jeremy Szwider

Principal

Viv Burge

Viv Burge

Associate Principal

Omid Komeili

Omid Komeili

Lawyer

Kaye Ho

Kaye Ho

Lawyer

Aaron Tan

Aaron Tan

Lawyer

Jeremy Szwider

Jeremy Szwider

Principal

Viv Burge

Viv Burge

Associate Principal

Omid Komeili

Omid Komeili

Lawyer

Kaye Ho

Kaye Ho

Lawyer

Aaron Tan

Aaron Tan

Lawyer

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