Jan is managing partner and head of the transactional shipping and energy teams in Hamburg. In addition to his law degree, Jan has a degree in industrial engineering for maritime trade, is registered as a German lawyer with the Hamburg Bar Association and as a foreign lawyer in England and Wales.
Jan represents domestic and international banks, shipping companies, shipyards, ship and pool managers, owners, charterers, insurers as well as leasing, energy and investment companies.
Jan advises on matters relating to the shipping industry, including commercial vessels, yachts, containers, port facilities, port and ship equipment, oil rigs and off-shore equipment, as well as matters relating to the energy industry.
The scope of transactions he works on ranges from marine and energy-related M&A, joint ventures and off-shore set-ups, to asset deals, ship and corporate finance and leasing and chartering matters.
He also advises on debt, corporate and financial restructurings, marine and energy investment projects and various financial instruments for the shipping and energy industries. His expertise also covers shipbuilding and construction, ship sale and purchase, sale and leaseback and ship management matters, as well as workout and enforcement matters.