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Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

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Berlin, Dresden, Frankfurt am Main, Hamburg, Leer, Munich

Prof Dr Dieter Schwampe

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Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

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Transport Insurance Law and Shipping Law


Attorney at Law, Partner of Dabelstein & Passehl


Scientific Assistant at the Institute for International Private Precedural Law 1981 - 1984; Co-Director of consultancy firm for shipping companies 1985 - 1988; Joined Dabelstein & Passehl in 1985; Partner since 1988; Managing Partner between 2001 and 2013; Lecturer in Marine Insurance Law, Shipping Law and General Transport Law since 2008; Member of the Legal & Liability Committee of the International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI) since 2009; Chairman of the International Working Group (IWG) on Marine Insurance of the CMI from 2009-2013; member of this IWG since 2013; member of the IWG on unmanned vessels of the CMI since 2015Vice-Chairman of the Working Party on Marine Insurance of the Association International de Droit des Assurances (AIDA) since 2010; President of the German Maritime Law Association (DVIS) since 2010; Member of the Executive Council of the Comité Maritime International (CMI) since 2013; Appointed Professor at the University of Hamburg in 2013


German, English


German Maritime Arbitration Association (GMAA); IBA International Bar Association (Maritime and Transport Committee); Hamburg Association of Insurance Science; Transport Law Committee and Insurance Law Committee of the German Lawyers Association


Studied Law and Japanology at the Universities of Konstanz, Bonn and Hamburg 1976 - 1981; PhD at the University of Hamburg 1984

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Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

  • Priority rental rights in insolvency

    Parties to rental contracts for commercial premises often agree priority rental rights. In practice, this concept is used to cover a whole series of legal structures. These range from fixed options for the tenant to a promise made by the landlord as a business policy that if any additional premises become available, they will be offered to the tenant. In 2010 the Berlin Court of Appeal issued a ruling on such priority rental rights in insolvency; the decision has recently been published.
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