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Transport companies

Economic activity related to the transportation of passengers and cargo by various types of transport has a rather complex and specific legal regulation. In this regard, owners of transport companies are advised to use professional legal support.

Law office “Lotysh and Partners” provides comprehensive legal services to transport companies. If necessary, our lawyers fully replace the legal department in the company (providing legal services on an ongoing basis), or provide legal support on a one-off/project basis.

What do we offer transport companies?

  • Consultations on the practical application of transport legislation, in particular for carriers, regarding requirements in the field of tariff policy, compliance with tariff restrictions.
  • Support for the creation of transport companies (car carriers): development of the optimal ownership structure, state registration, obtaining licenses, certificates and permits.
  • Preliminary legal audit of the enterprise to confirm compliance with licensing requirements for transport activities.
  • Obtaining a license for the transportation of passengers, cargo, international transportation by road.
  • Subscriber legal service of transport companies (car carriers).
  • Development and/or legal examination of contracts for transportation, use of vehicles, as well as contracts and civil law agreements with drivers.
  • Representation of interests in state bodies and institutions, in particular in the Ministry of Transport.
  • Representation and protection of the interests of the company’s drivers in the event of road accidents, including in court proceedings regarding administrative and criminal liability, compensation for damages, legal investigation of road accidents and the organization of necessary examinations.
  • Consultations and support for the conclusion of insurance contracts for vehicles, passengers and cargo.
  • Representation and protection of the company’s interests in disputes with insurance companies: settlement of issues related to insurance indemnities, compensation payments.

Obtaining licenses for road transport services

The team of specialists of the Law Office “Lotysh and Partners” is ready to provide assistance in licensing the following types of economic activity:

  • domestic/international transportation of passengers by taxi, custom-made cars and buses;
  • transportation of dangerous substances and waste;
  • international transportation by trucks.

Importantly! With the support of our Law Office, you can not only obtain, but also expand, narrow or cancel a license.

Obtaining a license involves the following steps:

  1. Consultation in our law office and coordination of the issue with a power of attorney for one of our specialists for subsequent submission of documentation to the licensing authority.
  2. Application to the State Transport Safety Service of Ukraine (Ukrtransbezpeky) with an application, a package of documents and the following information:
  • about the material and technical base of the motor vehicle enterprise;
  • about vehicles (copies of state registration certificates);
  • if necessary – about special equipment of vehicles;
  • about the qualifications of employees.

Payment for obtaining a license is made according to the details specified in the relevant order on the website of Ukrtransbezpeka.

After the licensing body issues a positive decision, it is possible to obtain a license not only offline, but also through the «Diya» electronic services service and from April 13, 2022, through the «Shlyah» system, which is administered by Ukrtransbezpeky.

Support of transport companies – price, reviews

In the contract for the provision of legal services, we fix the agreed price (cost) of the services, which depends on the number of cases transferred to our lawyers. Also, the following factors influence the price of legal support: the complexity of the case or the corresponding project, the urgency of the tasks.

Positive reviews of our regular clients are the best recognition of the professionalism and integrity of the office’s lawyers.

Involvement of specialists of the Law Office “Lotysh and Partners” in legal support is a guarantee of reliability and legal security of transport companies.

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