Infrastructure and Transport
Industry specific infrastructure expertise
The successful development of infrastructure is heavily reliant on experiences gained on previous projects. Our team has engaged in the creation and update of key legislative initiatives and has pioneered several new financing and construction initiatives in an effort to increase transparency in this sector and promote investments.
In cooperation with lawyers qualified in each relevant jurisdiction, we have advised on a wide range of important projects in the region involving bridges, roads, airports, water treatment facilities, waste management facilities and healthcare facilities.
Overcoming transportation challenges
The transportation industry is always changing in terms of regulation, environmental concern and fuel prices – which presents challenges to our client’s business goals. We are experienced in advising on supply and procurement relationships, assisting in commercial transactions – such as the acquisition, financing and disposition of transportation businesses and equipment, private infrastructure investment and development, public-private partnerships, joint ventures and strategic alliances.
Our clients include air carriers, leasing companies, financiers, highway carriers, as well as warehouse and logistics services providers. We advise producers, manufacturers, exporters and importers of goods moving internationally – whether by air, ship, rail, truck.
The automotive sector is one of rapidly changing technology and innovation, developing faster than before. Our legal experts understand the pressures that companies face and the issues they need to resolve, and offer clear, practical advice, considering both the industry and client’s business.
Karanovic & Partners has extensive experience advising clients on all areas concerning aviation, including airport issues, such as ground handling contracts, airport charges, traffic control, slot allocation, concessions, tickets, waybills and conditions of carriage, route licensing, alliances, competition law and other regulatory matters, as well as aviation claims.
Lawyers cooperating with us are experienced in advising in strategic partnerships, airline acquisitions, representation before domestic and European regulatory bodies, full aircraft acquisition advisory, aircraft registration, project financing and airline union negotiations.
Maritime transport significantly evolved, going beyond port-to port. Now it usually involves networks that link shippers, consignees and their products by road, rail and ship. Our team understands the legal, technical, regulatory and jurisdictional issues unique to the maritime transport sector, and provides commercial advisory for local, national and international clients.
Transportation and logistics
Our team of legal experts advises on all issues in relation to domestic or international transportation of goods. Our clients include logistics and post companies, railway operators and infrastructure companies, airlines and airports, as well as shipping and port companies.