Customs & International Trade

Our Customs & International Trade services provide expert guidance and strategic solutions to businesses engaged in cross-border transactions, ensuring compliance with customs regulations and optimising international trade operations.

Customs & International Trade Industry Expertise

  • Customs Compliance and Advisory: Navigating the ever-changing landscape of customs laws and regulations can be challenging. Our team assists you in understanding and adhering to the relevant customs requirements, ensuring smooth customs clearance processes, and avoiding potential penalties.
  • Import and Export Controls: We help you stay up to date with import and export controls, trade restrictions, and sanctions to ensure your business complies with international trade agreements and legal obligations.
  • Tariff Classification and Valuation: Determining the correct tariff classification and valuation of your goods is crucial for proper duty assessment. Our experts provide accurate advice to help you optimise costs and avoid unnecessary duties.
  • Trade Agreements and Preferences: We analyse and advise on various trade agreements and preferences to leverage opportunities that can benefit your business, such as preferential duty rates and reduced trade barriers.
  • Rules of Origin: Complying with rules of origin is essential to qualify for preferential treatment under trade agreements. Our team assists in establishing the origin of your goods and ensuring compliance with rules of origin requirements.
  • Customs Disputes and Litigation: In case of customs disputes or litigation, our experienced lawyers represent your interests before customs authorities and relevant tribunals to secure the best possible outcomes.
  • Trade Remedies and Anti-Dumping: We guide you through trade remedy investigations and anti-dumping measures to protect your business from unfair trade practices and safeguard your interests.
  • International Trade Due Diligence: Conducting comprehensive due diligence is crucial when engaging in international business transactions. We assist in assessing potential risks and compliance issues to make informed decisions.
  • Export Control Compliance: Ensuring compliance with export control regulations to prevent unauthorised transfers of sensitive technologies and goods.
  • Customs Training and Workshops: Our team conducts training sessions and workshops to educate your staff on customs and international trade best practices, enhancing their understanding and skills.

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