Fichte & Co frequently advises owners and shipyards in relation to shipbuilding contracts and ship repair or conversion. It also advises on yard financing arrangements, vessel and mortgage registration, refund guarantees and ancillary documentation – offering a one-stop-shop for clients. The legal team handles transactions for a wide range of vessels from bulkers and tankers to offshore support vessels, passenger vessels, and private yachts. It has experience in drafting the required contracts and documentation, but can also check and negotiate current agreements. Should there be a dispute, the litigation team can also assist in finding a resolution via arbitration, court litigation, or mediation.
At Fichte & Co, Managing Partner Jasmin Fichte leads a team that is ‘impeccable, in all areas.’ It handles an array of high-value claims for international clients and government entities.
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