Grosse Elbstrasse 36
22767 Hamburg

+49-40 31 77 97 66


Dr. Maximilian Guth

  • Admitted to the German Bar in 2004, joined Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein in 2010
  • Extensive experience in contract drafting and negotiation, litigation and arbitration; frequent representation of domestic and international insurance companies, P&I Clubs and brokers in the field of insurance law; financing, with focus on alternative investment funds; Apart from maritime insurance and commercial law with emphasis on the maritime industry the practice encompasses  agricultural law  and the law of renewable energies
  • Professional experience: practicing at law firms and companies in Germany and abroad (England, Spain, and Peru)
  • Legal clerkship in Munich (Higher Regional Court District)
  • Studied in Konstanz, Lausanne and Munich
  • PhD in law at Hamburg University, dissertation on maritime insurance law related to vessel financing
  • LL.M. in maritime law at the University of Southampton,  Qualified Lawyers Transfers Test at the College of Law in London Solicitor of England & Wales.

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  • Memberships: Member of Association Internationale de Droit de Assurances, member of the maritime insurance working group; German-British Jurists , German International Maritime Law Association , German Transport Law Insurance Law working group at  the German Lawyers  Association, Family-run agriculture and forestry business, member of the German Famers Association
  • Secretary Association Internationale de Droit de Assurances, Marine Insurance Working Party; Board member of a charitable association; vice head  of the Insurance Practice Group of Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein
  • Languages: German, English
  • Credentials: development of  a bespoke construction risk insurance product for  a large-scale project; assessment and review  of excess liability insurance terms for seagoing vessels (shipowner ); advice  on insurance for the account of a third party/assured’s co-insurance, drafting pertaining internal application guidelines (broker); enforcement of cover claim under a super yacht hull policy (yacht owner); advice on an ongoing English arbitration in the context of the insolvency of the German assured (insurer).



The ocean victory supreme court decision and ist implications on hull insurers

Quarterly news from the International Union of Marine Insurance
Dr. Maximilian Guth

Kommentierung der Ertragsausfallsversicherung und der Versicherung der Fracht bei Totalverlust

Bruck/Möller, Großkommentar, Versicherungsvertragsgesetz, Sechster Band, Transportversicherung, Teil2
Dr. Maximilian Guth
Hamburger Allee 4
60486 Frankfurt am Main
Oberanger 34–36
80331 Munich
Große Elbstraße 36
22767 Hamburg
Kurfürstendamm 54/55
10707 Berlin
Am alten Handelshafen 3a
26787 Leer
Am Brauhaus 1
01099 Dresden