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Germany: Transport

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Transport: Maritime and shipping - ranked: tier 1

Fleet Hamburg LLP

The 13-strong team at Fleet Hamburg LLP has substantial expertise in German and English law and puts significant emphasis on matters pertaining to maritime, shipping and transport law alongside maritime insolvency and international trade law. Key clients include shipping companies, P&I clubs and international insurers. The renowned Christoph Hasche along with Dharshini Bandara, who is admitted to the Bar in England and Wales, and solicitor Benjamin Meka jointly advised a Turkish steel trader and his insurer on the embezzlement of a shipload of steel, while Klaus Kostka acted for a German submarine cable manufacturer in arbitration proceedings pertaining to the wiring of an offshore wind farm. In other significant contentious work, Arthur Steinmann defended a German shipping company against prospectus liability claims of €15m brought by a ship equity fund. Other highlights included assisting a Dutch shipping company with a long-term charter framework contract for six ships supplying an oil platform and various supply and logistics contracts pertaining to the construction of an offshore wind farm. Philipp Drömann was made partner; Eva Bodenbach and Joshua Williams are recommended.

Leading individuals

Christoph Hasche - Fleet Hamburg LLP

Klaus Kostka - Fleet Hamburg LLP

Next generation lawyers

Arthur Steinmann - Fleet Hamburg LLP

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