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Katarina Solf

Senior Associate

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Katarina Solf

Katarina Solf

Senior Associate

People

Katarina Solf

Katarina Solf

Senior Associate

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Katarina qualified as a German lawyer in 2015 and joined Clyde & Co. in February 2019 after having previously worked at other international maritime law firms in Hamburg. Katarina's practice focuses on litigation in the maritime sector including international commercial disputes, pilotage law and employment law. Recently she acted on behalf of numerous pilot associations in several interconnected court cases regarding remuneration and pension scheme disputes and advised clients on the Employment Law matters arising from a Share Purchase Agreement.

Katarina read law in Germany and Portugal. She completed her PhD in Marine Environmental Law at the University of Hamburg and obtained an LL.M. in Shipping Law from the University of Cape Town. In 2018 she successfully completed a specialist course for Labour Law (Fachanwaltslehrgang Arbeitsrecht). Katarina is one of the coordinators of the German Maritime Arbitration Association 40 (GMAA 40).

Education

  • German Law at the University of Augsburg.
  • European and International Law at the Universidade Lusófona de Lisboa.
  • European and International Law at the Deutsche Hochschule für Verwaltungswissenschaften (DHV) Speyer. 
  • Dissertation on Marine Environmental Law at the University of Hamburg.
  • LL.M. in Shipping Law at the University of Cape Town.
Expérience
  •  Advising clients on Employment Law matters arising from a Share Purchase Agreement;
  •  Acting in several interconnected court cases for pilot associations regarding remuneration and pension schemes;  
  • Acting in court proceedings regarding claims for damages after the collision of a container vessel with a jetty; 
  • Acting in court proceedings involving warranty claims regarding the transformer platform of a major offshore wind park;
  •  Advising and representing managing director in shareholder dispute including mediation proceedings.

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Expertise

Katarina is a German trained litigation lawyer, she advises both domestically and internationally in commercial litigation and arbitration. Katarina focuses on international commercial disputes, pilotage law and employment law.

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