At SKALING, the Commercial division not only includes our expertise in commercial law. Rather, we understand commercial to be the profound understanding of the legal and economic interrelationships that underlie every commercial transaction. Production, purchasing and distribution - we understand your business.   

Therefore, we not only advise you on all commercial law issues in connection with purchase, supply and distribution contracts, commercial agency and commercial brokerage law, transport and storage contracts, insurance contracts as well as factoring contracts. We discuss strategic questions with you, also taking into account tax aspects, and draft or review contracts, sample contracts or general terms and conditions of business (T&C) for you, especially with regard to electronic business transactions (e-commerce).

Of course we advise you in conflict situations and in avoiding, conducting or ending legal disputes. Your economic interest is the focus of our actions.

Our activities in Commercial include in particular:

  • Commercial law issues concerning the company name, commercial register, merchant characteristics and duties,

  • Trade and consumer goods purchase according to HGB and BGB,

  • Drafting, review and negotiation of international and national purchase and distribution agreements,

  • the right of commercial agents, authorised dealers and distribution chains,

  • Warranty under purchase law and claims for damages also with reference to the UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG),

  • Product liability law,

  • Insurance policies,

  • National and international transport and forwarding contracts,

  • Advice and representation in connection with electronic commerce, so-called e-commerce,

  • Drafting and review of General Terms and Conditions (T&C),

  • Court representation nationwide.