Commerce & Trade

Sourcing, distribution and transportation: we are here to help you navigate the legal challenges inherent in these areas both at home and overseas.

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interdisciplinary professionals
First choice for the legally compliant design of websites, online shops, platform models and other digital commerce solutions
Top-tier practice group in all leading legal directories (e.g. JUVE, Chambers, Legal 500, Best Lawyers in Germany)
Our team will assist you along the entire value-added chain. From the development and implementation of innovative business models to the establishment and expansion of suitable sales, distribution and logistics systems. Whether online or for brick-and-mortar stores and at both the national and international levels.

And we will naturally be by your side if you decide to take your claims to court.

Our services

  • Franchising (master franchising, area development, pre-contractual information/disclosure)
  • Commercial agent, commission agency and authorised dealer systems
  • Selective distribution systems, sole distribution systems
  • Shop-in-shop concepts; category management; multi- and omni-channeling
  • Leasing and sharing models
  • Advising on antitrust law relating to sales and distribution matters (pricing strategies, purchasing ties)
  • Social & mobile commerce
  • Establishing and expanding your internet presence (web shops)
  • Cooperating with trading platforms
  • E-payment systems and payment procedures
  • Data protection
  • Social plug-ins, customer analytics
  • Transport and shipping law (road, rail, air, sea)
  • Warehouse law (consignment warehouses, bonded warehouses)
  • Contract logistics
  • Logistics outsourcing


  • Procurement, supply and licence agreements
  • Quality assurance agreements
  • Parallel imports
  • Reverse factoring
  • Selecting a location, outsourcing contracts
  • R&D, contract manufacturing and plant engineering contracts
  • Equipment leasing
  • Investment grants; state aid law

Widely considered a market-leader, the German law firm Noerr offers in-depth knowledge across the contract law field.

Chambers 2022

10 years in Brussels

11.06.2024 - 11.06.2024

Very solution-oriented and pragmatic thinking and working. High professional competence in the legal areas, especially in sales and franchise law.

Client, Legal 500 EMEA, Germany

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