Dr. Christoph Hasche
Dr. Christoph Hasche is partner of the law firm FLEET HAMBURG LLP and specialised in shipping and transportation law. His professional activities are focussed on comprehensive legal advice for German and foreign companies from the shipping and trading industries. He represents his clients in court proceedings and maritime arbitrations and is also appointed as arbitrator. He concentrates on assisting clients from the maritime industry in their day-to-day business and on major arbitrations and court cases. His experience includes ship financing and the development of complex logistics contracts. Land transportation, marine insurance and the law of tourism at sea are all included in his areas of expertise.
Christoph Hasche studied law at the Universities of Tuebingen, Munich and Hamburg before he completed his German legal state exams. Christoph Hasche joined Taylor Wessing in 1980, was admitted to the Hamburg Bar in 1982 and graduated as Dr. jur. in 1985 before becoming partner in 1986. He had previously worked as a trainee with US law firms in New York, San Francisco, New Orleans, London and Washington, D.C..
Christoph Hasche regularly writes articles on maritime law issues and delivers papers and presentations to national and international shipping conferences. He has acted and is acting as a lecturer at Bucerius Law School, the International Center for Graduate Studies of Hamburg university, and at the university of Lüneburg. Christoph is Deputy Chairman and Secretary General of the German Maritime Arbitration Association, a member of the International Bar Association, the German Association of International Maritime Law, the London Maritime Arbitrators’ Association, the German Nautical Association and the German Association for Travel Law.
As a pro bono activity, Christoph Hasche is the Secretary General of the Hamburg Society of Lawyers and an honorary judge at the Hamburg Disciplinary Court for the legal profession. Furthermore, he is Chairman of the Board of a retirement home and a Member of the Advisory Board of the German Offshore Sailing Association “Hansa” (DHH).