Contact

Hamburger Allee 4 (WestendGate)
60486 Frankfurt am Main

+49-69 97 98 85 455
u.steppler@asd-law.com

Partner

Ulrich Steppler

Frankfurt
  • Admitted to the German Bar in 2002, joined Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein in 2018
  • Representing and advising airlines and companies in the aviation and travel industry (lessors, banks, insurance companies, ticketing and travel platforms, federations etc.)
  • Professional experience: ARNECKE SIBETH (2015–2018), ARNECKE SIEBOLD (2007–2015)
  • Legal clerkship at the Düsseldorf Higher Regional Court and in New York (1999–2001)
  • Studied at Philipps University, Marburg (1993–1999), University of Kent at Canterbury, England (1995–1996)
  • LL.M. Mainz University of Applied Sciences (2007); banking apprenticeship in Gießen, Frankfurt/Main, Toronto/Canada (1991–1993)

More information

  • Memberships: ABA (American Bar Association – Forum on Air and Space Law), EBAA (European Business Aviation Association), EALA (European Air Law Association), ILWR (Institute of Air Space and Outer Space Law – Friends and Sponsors), TIC e.V. (Travel Industry Club)
  • Head of Practice Group Transportation, Aviation & Logistics, Director of ARNECKE SIBETH Consult GmbH, Director of CHS Claims Handling Solutions GmbH
  • Listed as practicing European lawyer in the Bar Association Vienna, Austria
  • Languages: German, English
  • Awards:
    • Who’s Who Legal THOUGHT LEADER (2018)
    • Who’s Who Legal Germany – Transport
    • Who’s Who Legal Germany – Aviation (Regulatory, Contentious, Finance)
    • International Law Office (ILO) Client Choice Award (2015, 2014, 2011, 2010)
  • Credentials:
    • Successful repossession cases for banks and lessors of a large number of passenger planes in the course of several insolvencies of German and international airlines
    • Successful representation of an international airline before the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in a preliminary ruling procedure
    • Successful representation of an international airline before the German Federal Aviation Office to uphold their air traffic rights

Publications

2018
Veröffentlichung

Aviation Finance & Leasing - Chapter Germany

Getting the deal through, 2018
Ulrich StepplerKatja H. Brecke
2018
Veröffentlichung

Aviation Finance & Leasing - Chapter Germany

Getting the deal through, 2018
Ulrich StepplerKatja H. Brecke
2017
Veröffentlichung

ECJ upholds passengers’ right over additional fees

ILO
Ulrich StepplerKatja H. Brecke
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