Dr Arthur Steinmann > FLEET HAMBURG > Hamburg, Germany > Lawyer Profile

FLEET HAMBURG
WILLY-BRANDT-STRASSE 57
20457 HAMBURG
Germany

Position

Position: Managing Partner
Specialties: – charterparties and bill of lading contracts – marine insurance – shipbuilding – S&P – financing – international trade law – energy and offshore – transport and logistics – maritime arbitration – arrests

Career

After the first state exam he worked at the Max-Planck-Institute for Foreign and Public International Law in Heidelberg. After completing his second state exam in Hamburg he joined the department for International Trade and Environment at the University of Goettingen, where he submitted a doctoral thesis on a WTO-related topic. Arthur is a founding member of Fleet Hamburg after having practiced with the transport group at Taylor Wessing in Hamburg since 2006. He lectures on International Economic Law at the Dresden International University (DIU)

Languages

He speakes German and English.

Memberships

Arthur is member of the German Association for International Maritime Law (DVIS), the German Association for Transport Law (DGTR)  as well as the German Maritime Arbitration Association (GMAA).

Education

Studies: Arthur studied law at Heidelberg and Leeds. Qualifications: He is admitted as a Rechtsanwalt and is a Bar-certified specialist lawyer for transport and logistics law.
Representing shipping and commercial clients in the German courts and arbitration proceedings as well as mediations, Arthur is specialized in maritime and general transport and logistics law as well as international trade and commercial matters. Arthur represents his clients both in commercial negotiations as well as in German law disputes. His clients include shipowners, charterers, operators and their respective insurers, in particular P&I clubs. In his practice Arthur also advises suppliers and producers of wind energy components in the offshore sector as well as clients in connection with ship sale and purchase and financing contracts. Finally, Arthur also assists clients in the defense of liability for statements made in a prospectus (KG funds).

Lawyer Rankings

Germany > Transport > Maritime and shipping

(Leading individuals)

Arthur SteinmannFLEET HAMBURG

Fleet Hamburg has a focus on the maritime industry and stands out for its German and English law expertise. As a full-service firm for shipping and international trade, the team led by Dharshini Bandara and Arthur Steinmann assists shipping companies, insurers and trading companies with the full spectrum of maritime law and represents its predominantly European clients in court and arbitration proceedings. Bandara handles the full range of dry and wet maritime law and acts for clients in contentious matters before English courts, while Steinmann is also well versed in the offshore sector, advising manufacturers and suppliers of wind turbines. Philipp Drömann maintains client relationships with international marine insurers and has expertise in maritime employment law. Klaus Kostka has extensive experience in advising developers and manufacturers of ship components, ship and insurance brokers alongside international haulage companies. Christoph Hasche retired in May 2019 but continues to act as of counsel.

Deutschland > Transport > Maritimes Wirtschaftsrecht

(Führende Namen)

Arthur SteinmannFleet Hamburg

Fleet Hamburg legt einen Schwerpunkt auf die maritime Wirtschaft und zeichnet sich insbesondere durch die ausgewogene Expertise im deutschen als auch im englischen Recht aus. Als Full-Service-Kanzlei für Schifffahrt und internationalen Handel betreut das Team unter der Leitung von Dharshini Bandara und Arthur Steinmann Reedereien, Schifffahrtsunternehmen, Versicherer und Handelshäuser in der gesamten Bandbreite des Seerechts und vertritt die vorwiegend europäischen Mandanten auch in Gerichts- und Schiedsverfahren. Bandara befasst sich mit allen Aspekten des trockenen und nassen Seerechts und betreut Mandanten auch in streitigen Angelegenheiten vor englischen Gerichten, während Steinmann zudem im Offshore-Bereich versiert ist und sowohl Hersteller als auch Zulieferer von Windenergieanlagen berät. Philipp Drömann pflegt Mandantenbeziehungen zu internationalen Seeversicherern und verfügt zudem über seearbeitsrechtliches Wissen. Klaus Kostka berät mit seiner langjährigen Erfahrung Entwickler und Hersteller von Schiffskomponenten, Schiffs- und Versicherungsmakler sowie internationale Speditionen. Christoph Hasche trat im Mai 2019 in den Ruhestand ein, steht der Sozietät aber weiterhin als Of Counsel zur Verfügung.