Dr. Jan Tjarko Eichhorn|Partner


Am alten Handelshafen 3a
26787 Leer

+49 491 96071-0

Große Elbstraße 36
22767 Hamburg

+49 40 317797-0



2009Notice of liability may not be given by email
2015Kommentierung Seekaskoversicherung
2009Higher regional court clarifies "Carriage by sea"
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  • Admitted to the German Bar in 2006, joined Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein in 2006, partner since 2013
  • Advising medium-sized and large corporations in both the maritime and non-maritime industry in the context of international commerce; extensive experience in domestic and international financing; extensive advice to shipping companies; founding of joint ventures and other cooperative agreements, advice (including banks and shipping companies) on restructuring measures and the disposal and liquidation of collateral, advising on complex restructurings and rehabilitations of single ships as well as fleets, profound knowledge in the fields of M&A, corporate, and insolvency law, specifically in the maritime field
  • Professional experience: Diverse professional experience practicing with a focus on maritime commercial law at Dabelstein & Passehl, Hamburg (2006–2018 working in the import and export industry atEmden harbor while studying for the PhD
  • Legal clerkship at Braunschweig Higher Regional Court with trainee elective stages, including Dabelstein & Passehl in Hamburg; a boutique law firm specialising in maritime and maritime insurance law in New York; Göttingen District Court, Chamber of Commerce
  • Studied at Georg Augusta University, Göttingen and Hamburg University
  • PhD in International Insurance Law, Hamburg University (2005)

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  • Memberships: DVIS German International Maritime Law Association, Nautical Association at Emden
  • Languages: German, English
  • Credentials:
    • Legal advice in the context of takeover, restructuring, and release from liability of a major German shipowning company with international subsidiaries
    • Ongoing legal advice for several shipowning companies and shipping funds in various restructuring and rehabilitation measures (one-ship companies, fleets, and holding structures)
    • Extensive advice to a major shipowning company in connection with the order of LNG new-builds from a Chinese shipyard including possible bare boat charter with purchase option