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What the team is known for

Outstanding shipping practice with a distinguished array of clients, representing shipping companies, ship yards and marine insurers, as well as investment funds and banks. Boasts a solid track record in complex shipping litigation and arbitration, concerning issues such as collision or fire damage as well as contract disputes. Also advises on a range of shipping transactions, covering the sale and purchase of vessels and financing matters, as well as offering a notable restructuring practice. Advances in the asset finance rankings due to its increasingly reinforced reputation in rail financing.

Strengths

An impressed client commends the firm's asset finance capacities, describing "an overall very strong department that performs well both in bilateral and complex financings, also with strong associate capacities."

Notable practitioners

Christoph Zarth is head of the firm's German maritime practice and a well-respected adviser to shipping companies as well as other transportation and logistics providers. He assists with transactions and operational issues and is well-versed in representing clients in connected disputes.

Marc Riede is highly regarded for his expertise in the rail finance and leasing market. He acts for lenders and borrowers on substantial vehicle and network transactions. A client appreciates him as a "very experienced and proactive partner, with high service quality and excellent transaction management. He is a very safe pair of hands in the rail transportation sector."

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Transportation

CMS

firm
Location

CMS Hasche Sigle

Stadthausbrücke 1–3

Hamburg

Hamburg

Germany

20355

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Germany

Transportation: Rail & Aviation Asset Finance


Marc Riede
Band 2

Transportation: Shipping: Litigation


Christoph Zarth
Band 2