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Transportation Law in Denmark

Transportation Law in Denmark

The transport or shipment of goods is performed as per the Transportation Law in Denmark. The regulation, safety, and coordination of transport in the country are overseen by the Danish Transport Authority. 

Below, our team of lawyers in Denmark answers some of the most commonly asked questions about the transport laws and the applicable regulations.

What are the main resources for Transport Law in Denmark?

The Danish Transport Authority, which operates under the Ministry of Transport, Building, and Housing, is the authority in charge of the transportation framework in the country. It imposes the road safety and environmental safety regulations for vehicles, it oversees the approval and inspection for different types of vehicles allowed to engage in national and international transportation and it is the adviser for the Ministry of Transport on matters regarding the development of the transport network.

What companies can use legal services for transport issues?

All companies in Denmark that engage in the transportation of goods or passengers fall under the regulation of the Danish Transport Authority. These types of businesses can benefit from adequate legal services in case of transport disputes. Included, but not limited to, are import/export companies, charterers, freight forwarders in Denmark and others.

What are our legal services for transport companies?

Our team of attorneys in Denmark offers complete legal advice for all companies in the transport industry involved in commercial transport disputes or transactions. We can help assist companies that face differed types of claims, such as cargo loss claims or those for collisions and damaged goods. Moreover, we can assist our clients in drafting suitable carriage contracts.

How can we help companies in transport disputes?

The team of experts at our law firm in Denmark can help you with complete litigation and legal representation services. Disputes in the transport industry can be settled out of court by using alternative dispute resolution methods like arbitration or mediation. One of our lawyers can help analyze your case and determine the most suitable approach for your situation.

We can help represent all companies in Denmark that offer transportation services. Contact us for more information on the advisory services on the Transport Law and the types of legal services we provide.

Are you interested in other laws in Denmark, such as the tax law for companies and individuals? Our team can answer your questions if you wish to know how your income will be taxed. Additionally, working with our accountants in Denmark if you own a company will help you maintain proper books of account, meet the tax filing and payment deadlines, and comply with the needed annual submissions.