Senior Associate

Steffen Lück

  • Admitted to the German Bar in 2003, joined Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein in 2012
  • Advice on maritime commercial law with a focus on ship financing and registration; advice and litigation in transport law, freight forwarding law, carriage of goods by sea and air for insurers, freight forwarders and shippers; representation and advice on individual labour law, as well as the defence against prospectus liability claims
  • Professional experience: practice with a focus on transportation/ship financing/labour law at Schwenke & Partner (2008–2012), as well as with a focus on labour laws for other law firms
  • Legal clerkship at the Düsseldorf Higher Regional Court and in Cape Town/South Africa (1999–2001)
  • Studied at Bielefeld University (1993–1999)
  • Specialist lawyer for transportation and shipping law since 2016

More information

  • Memberships: German Society of Transportation Law, Working Group Transportation and Shipping Law, German International Maritime Law Association, GMAA German Maritime Arbitration Association, Hamburg lawyers Association
  • Languages: German, English, Spanish
  • Credentials:
    • Defence against cover claims against a transport insurance company in respect of the damage to a motor yacht during the carriage by sea
    • Enforcement of claims for damages on behalf of the Command for Maritime Emergencies for the salvage of three container ships
    • Judicial representation of a ship-owning company to defend against prospectus liability claims, as well as pursuing unpaid compulsory capital contributions
    • Conducting the internal sales of six container ships in the context of a redeveloping concept for one-ship companies
    • Pursuing claims for damages against the seller under a S&P (sale and purchase) agreement



Time bar for recourse claims against sub-carrier

Steffen Lück

Court holds invalid clause limiting liability of carrier for damages caused by delay

Steffen Lück


Steffen Lück
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