Monday to Friday:- 8:45am – 5:15pm (Melbourne Office)


Need an experienced logistics lawyer who understands the laws and policies that regulate the transport industry, or a freight lawyer with a detailed understanding of heavy transport policies? PCL Lawyers in Melbourne possesses the knowledge and experience to meet your specific requirements. Our logistics lawyers can provide legal advice to the logistics industry, including freight forwarding and transport companies. We understand the special nature of the logistics industry and we can provide succinct advice across a broad range of issues, including:

Business Set Up

  • Structuring the business – company, trust, sole trader, partnership
  • Shareholder Agreements
  • Contractor and sub-contractor agreements

Contracts (including negotiation and enforcement of all commercial contracts. Some examples include freight-forwarding contracts, terms of trade, shareholder agreements and warehousing agreements).

Debt Recovery

Distribution Agreements

  • Drafting new distribution agreements
  • Reviewing distribution agreements
  • Terminating distribution agreements

Employment-related matters (including executive and other employment contracts, employee disputes, restraint of trade and protection of confidential information)


  • Leasing and Sale

Insurance and risk management advice

Intellectual Property (including trademarks and copyright)

Litigation and Disputes

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Dispute Resolution

Purchase of Logistics Businesses

Real Estate

  • Buying and selling real estate (commercial conveyancing)
  • Land use and zoning
  • Retail Leasing
  • Commercial Leasing– retail leases and non-retail leases

Sale of Logistics Businesses

Statutory Compliance

Succession Planning


  • Tax compliance
  • Stamp duty
  • GST
  • Penalty Notices
  • Investigations
  • ATO Disputes and Litigation

Terms of Trade

Workplace Health and Safety

If you would like expert advice from experienced transport lawyers, contact PCL Lawyers today. Call 1300 907 335 to speak to a transport lawyer, or contact us online and we will endeavour to provide you with a prompt response.

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