Nicolas represents and advises national and international companies of all sizes across the entire spectrum of business law. His focus lies on commercial law, insurance law and transport law. Nicolas has particular expertise in shipping law and inland shipping law. He represents clients before the ordinary courts of law and in arbitration proceedings. He acts in particular for insurance companies, shipping companies as well as freight agents and technical consultants.
Nicolas is an expert in the German law of general average, and the York-Antwerp Rules, and advises on alternative solutions to minimise the risk of protracted, time-consuming and expensive GA distribution procedures. He comments on the statutory regulations on general average (Sec. 588 ff. Commercial Code) in the renowned commentary beck-online.Großkommentar.
Nicolas is also part of the Scandinavian Desk and he studied at the University of Lund in Sweden.