In this chapter we recognise 28 leading shipping practitioners who stand out for their excellent work handling contract drafting and negotiations for clients and along with ship financing issues.
Most Highly Regarded
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein performs well in this chapter, with four lawyers recognised for their excellence in the shipping sector.
Dieter Schwampe is praised from peers across Europe for his top-tier work advising major companies on maritime insurance claims, collisions and salvages.
Jan Dreyer surpasses peers with his exceptional work representing clients on contract drafting and negotiations and ship financings.
Olaf Hartenstein wins high praise for his in-depth knowledge of maritime law and impressive work on related insurance claims.
Esther Mallach is a well-respected name in the shipping sector, held in high esteem for her excellence in transport-related disputes.
Ahlers & Vogel receives four listings here.
Wilm Steingröver comes highly recommended for his impressive insurance practice and is praised by sources for his work representing clients in maritime casualty proceedings.
Hartmuth Sager receives a wealth of praise from sources for the strength of his shipping practice and vast experience handling problems that arise from contracts and insurance claims.
Jan-Erik Pötschke gains recognition from market sources thanks to his remarkable facility for assisting clients with ship purchases and charter party disputes.
Philipp Landers is a long-standing figure in the German market, highly respected for the excellent counsel he provides to a range of clients including ship-yards and shipping companies.
Fleet Hamburg sees three lawyers listed in this chapter.
Klaus Kostka is a long-standing figure in the market with extensive experience handling maritime insurance issues for German and foreign ship owners.
Arthur Steinmann is held in high esteem by peers and clients alike for his top-tier work advising on transactions and financings across the shipping sector.
Eva Bodenbach has extensive experience advising on transactions within the shipping industry, including ship sale, purchase and financing.
Schackow sees three lawyers highlighted in this chapter.
Kai Busch is highly sought after by clients who praise his knowledge of P&I cases and shipping contracts.
Thomas Brinkmann is an internationally recognised shipping specialist who excels when it comes to maritime commercial law matters. He regularly acts for shipping owners and insurers.
Julius Drumm is singled out among peers for his deep expertise in maritime law, including collisions and salvage claims.
CMS Hasche Sigle’s Jan Wölper receives widespread endorsements from market commentators thanks to his sweeping knowledge of shipping contracts, purchases and marine accidents.
Jost Kienzle continues to impress market sources with his stellar work advising clients on the full spectrum of maritime matters.
Kay Uwe Bahnsen of Blaum Dettmers Rabstein enjoys a strong reputation for his first-class shipping practice that spans a range of matters including insurance claims and shipping contracts.