Agricultural Trade and Soft Commodities

Our law office is specialized in trade with soft commodities as well as agricultural products and in the handling of contracts for agricultural commodities and products in national and international trade. We are advising and representing enterprises for the conclusion and the handling of trade contracts with cereals, cattle feed, pulses or oilseeds.

Agricultural trade is based on old trade practices, for which a good knowledge is indispensable.

Please do not hesitate to contact us, should you have questions concerning your contract. We can help you quickly and safely. By phone, e-mail or personally. You can reach us by phone under +49 40 3696 150 (Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.)

As lawyers for agricultural trade we are faced with a lot of different contracts in our office in Hamburg. We can be of assistance and represent you in respect of

  • Unified Contract Terms for the German Cereals Trade incl. arbitral proceedings (“Einheitsbedingungen im deutschen Getreidehandel”)
  • Deutsch-Niederländische Verträge (DNV) = German Dutch Contracts
  • Copenhagen Grain
  • Contracts of the Waren-Verein der Hamburger Börse e.V. (Waren-Verein conditions)
  • Hamburger Schlussscheine im Futtermittelhandel = Hamburg Conclusion Certificates for the Trade with Feed.

As most of the international contracts are settled by arbitration, acting for clients in arbitral proceedings is also an important field of activity for O&W.