Dr. Carolin Schmeding
Carolin Schmeding has many years of experience in the structured financing of ships, containers and other maritime goods. Carolin Schmeding has advised on numerous construction and long-term financings of seagoing vessels as well as structured container financings. In the context of the restructuring of maritime financings, Carolin Schmeding also advises on insolvency law issues.
One of her main areas of practice is advising clients on corporate law in connection with share and company transfers as well as corporate restructurings. Carolin Schmeding advises investors from Germany and abroad on M& A transactions and accompanies their participation in companies in the German shipping industry.
Carolin Schmeding has been a lecturer in Maritime Law at the HSBA – Hamburg School of Business Administration since 2014.
The organisation of access to the seaport and seaport competition under German antitrust law and European competition law
Publications of the Institute for Maritime Law and Maritime Trade Law of the University of Hamburg Vol. 20, LIT Verlag, 2009
Chapter 5, Section 8: (Cross-Border) Leasing
(in collaboration with Dr. Stefan Rindfleisch)
in: Hamburg Handbook of Export Law, Verlag Carl H. Dieckmann, 1st edition 2009
Carolin Schmeding holds various lectures, workshops and seminars for clients on selected legal topics.
Regular lecturer at the Hamburg School of Business Administration:
- In the third semester of the course Maritime Management (BSc) Carolin Schmeding teaches the module “Maritime Law”.
- Carolin Schmeding is the coordinator of the module “Maritime Law & Insurances” for the part-time course Shipping (MBA) and teaches on aspects of “Maritime Law”.
The Legal 500 Germany 2020
“Leading name” in the field of ship finance
“Carolin Schmeding is particularly experienced in the area of sale-and-lease-back structures”