The partners join from Ince & Co and are a highly regarded group of marine litigation partners servicing German and Scandinavian clientele. The team has extensive yachting experience acting in all types of disputes including building and refits, insurance and personal injury. The team will be working with our broader European network to offer clients both transactional and disputes superyacht law advice across the region.
John Leonida who heads the firms superyacht practice at Clyde & Co, says: “Hiring this top team and the opening of our second office in Germany is in line with our long established strategy of hiring the best lawyers across our core sectors and this first class team adds further to our superyacht footprint in Germany.”
Dr Eckehard Volz comments: “We are very pleased to be joining Clyde & Co. Its heritage is derived from the marine and insurance industries and is very much the leading law firm in these areas. We have come up against several of the firm’s partners over the years and so we now look forward to further deepening these relationships from the same side of the table.”
The expansion is the latest growth for the Clyde & Co superyacht team in continental Europe which currently operates from London, Newcastle, Paris and Nante.
The joining yachting partners are:
- Daniel Jones
- Dr Volker Lücke
- Dr Tim Schommer
With more than 20 years of experience, our international superyacht team understands the superyacht industry and its potential challenges, offering a boutique service for all of your superyacht needs. We are delighted to be able to expand our team in Europe and more extensively service our yachting clientele.