Lawyer Karl-Heinz Gimmler

Karl Heinz Gimmler

I Managing Partner
I Specialist lawyer in contract logistics and logistics outsourcing law*
I Specialist lawyer in transport and shipping law 
I Specialist lawyer in tax law
I Lieutenant Colonel of the Reserve

Karl-Heinz Gimmler advises a multitude of major logistics firms and shipping companies on the preparation and design of logistics agreements and on contractual negotiations. Alongside his work as Managing Partner of Gimmler Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH, he is a lecturer in contract law at BVL Seminars. He is the author of numerous specialist articles and also maintains further teaching commitments at institutes of higher education including the Ludwigshafen University of Applied Sciences. In 2009, Karl-Heinz Gimmler and his co-author Sandra Fischer jointly published a specialist book on “Transport and Logistics Contract Law” (2nd edition is being prepared). In overall terms, Karl-Heinz Gimmler has spent over 1,000 days (as of February 2020) presenting seminars and workshops on the topic of contract design in transport and logistics. He is also a certified Incoterms® 2010 Trainer and afounding member and Vice-President of the German Court of Arbitration for Logistics.


Karl-Heinz Gimmler studied law at the Universities of Bonn and Vienna (Austria).


English & French

MEMBERSHIPS & organisations

German Association of Logistics Services Providers (BVL), Advisory Council of the Scientific Commission of the Austrian Federal Ministry of Defence, Former Fellow of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, German Court of Arbitration for Logistics.

* according to Confirmation of the Koblenz Bar Association dated July 8th, 2008.