Dr. Sa­rah Gah­len, LL.M. (Lon­don)

La­wy­er, Part­ner

+49 40 374778 - 63

Sa­rah ad­vi­ses in all are­as of ma­ri­ti­me busi­ness law, espe­ci­al­ly on the sa­le and purcha­se of ma­ri­ti­me and in­land wa­ter­ways ves­sels, on ship fi­nan­ce, ship­buil­ding con­tracts as well as ship ma­nage­ment and char­ter par­ties.

Her work al­so fo­cu­ses on ge­ne­ral and ma­ri­ne insu­rance law.

Be­fo­re joi­ning our law firm Sa­rah work­ed in an aca­de­mic ca­pa­ci­ty in the area of oce­an use and lia­bi­li­ty for oc­cur­ren­ces at sea. She ad­vi­ses on lia­bi­li­ty risks in the ma­ri­ti­me sec­tor and re­pres­ents the in­te­rests of cli­ents bo­th in court and in ar­bi­tra­ti­on in Ger­ma­ny and in­ter­na­tio­nal­ly.

  • Hum­boldt-Uni­ver­si­ty Ber­lin, Uni­ver­si­ty of Rouen (France) and King’s Col­lege Lon­don, doc­to­ral the­sis on ci­vil lia­bi­li­ty for ac­ci­dents at sea 2014
  • Ad­mit­ted to the Ger­man Bar in 2015
  • Joi­n­ed the firm in 2015
  • The Wreck Re­m­oval Con­ven­ti­on in Force (2015) 21 Jour­nal of In­ter­na­tio­nal Ma­ri­ti­me Law 97
  • Less Than Meets The Eye – The Right of In­no­cent Pas­sa­ge and Co­as­tal Sta­te So­ve­reig­n­ty in Ter­ri­to­ri­al Wa­ters (2015) An­nu­ai­re de droit ma­ri­ti­me et océa­ni­que 71
  • Ver­ant­wort­lich­keit von Ka­pi­tän und Schiffs­be­sat­zung (2015) Schiff und Ha­fen 130
  • The new Ger­man law on ma­ri­ti­me trade (2015) 21 Jour­nal of In­ter­na­tio­nal Ma­ri­ti­me Law 63
  • Ci­vil Lia­bi­li­ty for Ac­ci­dents by Sea (Dis­ser­ta­ti­on), Ham­burg Stu­dies on Ma­ri­ti­me Affairs/​Springer 2015
  • Ships re­vi­si­ted: a com­pa­ra­ti­ve stu­dy (2014) 20 Jour­nal of In­ter­na­tio­nal Ma­ri­ti­me Law 252
  • La com­pé­tence na­tio­na­le en ma­tiè­re de pol­lu­ti­on ma­ri­ne (2014) in: La cri­mi­na­li­té en mer/​Crimes at Sea, Pu­bli­ca­ti­on of the Ha­gue Aca­de­my of In­ter­na­tio­nal Law, 2012 Cent­re for Stu­dies and Re­se­arch
  • Ju­ris­dic­tion, Re­co­gni­ti­on and En­force­ment of Judgments un­der the 1974 PAL for Pas­sen­ger Claims, the 2002 Pro­to­col and EU Re­gu­la­ti­on 392/2009 (2014) Eu­ro­pean Trans­port Law 13