Commercial & distribution

Purchasing and Procurement

Service portfolio
  • complex purchase and supply contracts
  • General terms & conditions of purchase
  • Framework purchasing agreements
  • Buying group models
  • Warranty agreements
  • Quality assurance agreements
  • Service and maintenance agreements
  • Agreements covering assembly and repair work
  • CISG


Production and Product Liability

Our Production service portfolio
  • Research and development agreements
  • Industrial plant agreements
  • Contract manufacturing agreements
  • Tool leasing/lending agreements
  • Outsourcing agreements
  • CE certification and other safety-relevant product requirements

Our Product Liability service portfolio
  • Preventive counselling and product compliance
  • Obligations to provide instructions and warnings, recalls
  • Countering claims for compensation
  • Enforcing claims by companies that have suffered damage due to defective products
  • Enforcing claims against liability underwriters
  • Helping liability insurers and their policyholders to defend and settle third-party compensation claims
  • Product liability litigation


Distribution und Franchising

Service portfolio
  • Framework supply agreements
  • Authorised dealer and commercial agency agreements
  • Selective distribution
  • Franchise agreements
  • Alternative forms of distribution, including e-commerce and production and distribution licensing
  • Distribution/competition law
  • Logistics agreements
  • General terms & conditions of sale and delivery
  • Selecting and designing distribution systems: exclusive or selective distribution systems, direct sales or franchising, distribution via commercial agents or commission agents