The majority of the commercial operations, nationally and internationally, imply one or various transport operations. Those transport operations might be unimodal or multimodal transport operations, that is to say, transport operations implying one or more different means of transport.
The regulation in terms of Transportation Law is a comprehensive and scattered normative, especially in what concerns to international transportation operations, where coexist legal texts of different nature whose application depends on the particular circumstances of each case (country of origin and country of destination, terms included in the transport document.
International Convention for the application of certain rules in terms of bills of lading (La Haya rules), made in Brussels on 25th of August of 1924.
Convention on the Contract for the International Carriage of Goods by Road [CMR], made in Geneva on 19th of May of 1956.
Convention concerning international carriage by rail (COTIF), made in Bern on 9th of May of 1980.
Convention for the unification of certain rules for international carriage by air made in Montreal on 28th of May of 1999.
In SANCHIS & PARTNERS we offer a comprehensive legal advising to our clients in the field of Transportation Law, nationally and internationally, for both passengers and freight, regardless if the carriage is by sea, by road by rail or by air.