Dr. Arthur Steinmann

Dr. Arthur Steinmann

Rechtsanwalt / Attorney at law

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  • Arbitration
  • Litigation


  • German
  • English

Practice areas

  • Commercial law
  • Maritime law
  • Insurance law


  • Insurance
  • Logistics and transportation
  • Trade



Extensive experience as counsel in German court and international arbitration proceedings (mainly under GMAA or German procedural arbitration rules (ZPO)) and also acting as arbitrator in such proceedings, with a focus on the maritime industry and insurance-related matters

Since 2011: Founding Partner of Fleet Hamburg
Since 2011: Bar certified specialist lawyer on transport and freight-forwarding law
2006 - 2011: Lawyer in the maritime trade department of Taylor Wessing, Hamburg
2006: Doctoral thesis on the dispute settlement mechanism of the World Trade Organization (WTO)
2003- 2006: Research Fellow at the University of Göttingen (Department for International Public Law and European Law); Lectures in China and Ethiopia
2003: Second State Exam, Hamburg
2001 – 2003: Legal Clerkship (“Referendariat”) at the Higher District Court of Hamburg, inter alia with a stage at the EU Commission in Brussels
1999 – 2001: Research Assistant to Prof. Wolfrum at the Max-Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg
1999: First State Exam, University of Heidelberg
1993- 1999: Studies of Law in Heidelberg, Germany and in Leeds, UK (1995/1996)

German Maritime Arbitration Association (GMAA); Deutsche Gesellschaft für Transportecht (DGTR); Deutscher Verein für internationales Seerecht (DVIS); International Bar Association (IBA)



Fleet Hamburg
Rechtsanwälte Solicitors Barrister

Willy-Brandt-Straße 57
20457 Hamburg