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Lawyers for Admiralty and Casualty (wet shipping)

From collisions and average to environmental damage, our lawyers for Admiralty and Casualty (wet shipping) have long experience of all types of maritime incidents and their consequences. They offer shipping companies, hull insurers, P&I clubs and salvors highly qualified advice across a wide range of delicate situations. 

The range of services provided by the CMS specialists includes attendance on board the ves-sel or at the scene of the accident, securing evidence, and representation vis-à-vis the authorities, classification society (“class”) representatives, experts and the media. They also negotiate all types of contracts, including sureties, guarantees and salvage agreements. 

In addition, our lawyers for Admiralty and Casualty (wet shipping) represent crew members in administrative and criminal proceedings and support clients in subsequent disputes before the courts, in arbitral tribunals and in settlement negotiations. They often act in cases involving multiple jurisdictions, where they have the ability to call in specialists from across our established international network as required. 

Please do not hesitate to get in touch with our lawyers for Admiralty and Casualty (wet shipping) if you wish to find out more. Their contact details are listed below. 

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Christoph Zarth
Christoph Zarth
Rechtsanwalt | Head of Maritime, CMS Germany
Germany, Hamburg
Christoph's focus is on the maritime industry. He is acting for clients from various sectors, in particular shipping, transport and logistics, shipbuilding, engineering, offshore wind energy as well as...
Carina Lutter
Dr. Carina Lutter
Senior Associate
Germany, Hamburg
Carina started specialising in the maritime sector already during her university studies. She is now advising companies on all legal aspects in this field. Her clients include shipping companies, shipyards...