Johannes is an internationally recognised legal expert in marine casualties and damage claims in the field of renewable energy. He has extensive experience of ship collisions, cargo accidents, fire on board, shipping accidents and salvage, both at sea and in inland waterways, and when offshore facilities are affected. His particular expertise lies in cases involving complex technical or nautical issues. Johannes frequently advises clients involved in major shipbuilding and chartering projects, in complex multi-jurisdictional damage claims, and acts for clients in litigation before the ordinary courts of law and arbitration tribunals. Johannes acts for German and international shipping companies, their P&I clubs and other insurers, project developers, major industrial companies and shipyards.
Johannes is listed in Who’s Who Legal 2018 as an especially recommended lawyer, “a great lawyer”, and as “a real expert” on shipping law. In the JUVE Handbook of Commercial Law Firms 2017/2018, Johannes is mentioned as being “frequently recommended” in maritime matters. In the Legal 500, 2015, he is mentioned as an “eminent expert on inland waterways shipping law” and in the JUVE Handbook 2014/2015 he is recommended with a client’s accolade “always satisfied”. Corporate International granted Johannes the award “Marine Casualties Lawyer of the Year in Germany 2019” .
In his free time Johannes devotes himself avidly to sailing with his family and to his classic 1938-built motor boat “MARIA av RANÖHAMN”.