Logistics Lawyers

Logistics Lawyers

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.

  • Locations


  • CBD

    Level 8, 446 Collins Street
    Melbourne Vic 3000

  • Chadstone

    Level 8, 1341 Dandenong Rd,
    Chadstone VIC 3148

  • Dandenong

    Level 2, 311 Lonsdale St
    Dandenong Vic 3175


    Ground Flr, 435 Nepean HWY
    Frankston Vic 3199

  • Moorabbin

    Level 1, 441 South Road
    Moorabbin Vic 3189

  • Preston

    Ground Flr, 84 Hotham St,
    Preston VIC 3072

  • Sunshine

    Level 5, 12 Clarke Street
    Sunshine Vic 3020