KDB.legal Koch Boës is a highly specialized law boutique in Hamburg with a strong focus on maritime and commercial law as well as arbitration.
Clients of KDB.legal Koch Boës are particularly shipping companies and shipyards, but also private equity investors and service companies from other industries such as media, sports and gastronomy.
Henrike Koch and Dr. Axel Boës have gained their experience and expertise over more than 20 years in different companies and positions before starting the law boutique in summer 2015. Those broad and in-depth experiences enable Henrike Koch and Dr. Axel Boës to not only work closely with their clients on legal issues, but also to offer a tailored approach to corporate management and strategy challenges.
They’re offering accompanying advice and support their clients from the beginning of a problem analysis over strategy development until its successful implementation. A mandate always ends with a holistic and critical evaluation of the progress and the targets achieved, both in economical and legal aspects.
In June 2020, the federal law No. 171-FZ came into force. The main rational of this law is to grant exclusive jurisdiction to the Russian state commercial courts (arbitrazh courts) over disputes involving a Russian party (or its foreign subsidiary) who has been sanctioned by a foreign state regardless of existing arbitration or jurisdiction agreement. […]
The English High Court, by order of 13 July 2020 ( EWHC 1846 (QB) – Hamida Begum vs. Maran (UK) Ltd), allowed a lawsuit by which the widow of a worker who died in a fatal accident at a scrap yard in Bangladesh sued the last shipowner of a tanker sold for scrapping to a […]