Fleet Hamburg

Willy-Brandt-Straße 57

20457 Hamburg

Die Hamburger Elbphilharmonie

Tobias Nesemann

Attorney at Law, Partner


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Tobias Nesemann advises freight forwarders on all their legal issues related to logistics, transport and purchase management. He serves the special consulting needs of start-ups operating in logistics with tailor made solutions, as well as advising and representing these clients in relation to negotiating framework agreements, drafting general terms and conditions and standard contracts, and with claims handling.


He advises the maritime tourism industry on supply and service contracts, the legal challenges of ship operation, as well as on collective and individual maritime labor law. In addition to the renowned cruise lines, his client portfolio also includes globally operating crewing and management agencies.  As a former police officer, he is also responsible for the area of maritime personal injury within the firm.

Languages: German, English

Tobias Nesemann assists clients in the following industries:

Die Hamburger Elbphilharmonie
Maritime Tourism
Small and Medium sized Businesses
Dispute Resolution


2023 - Specialist for Transport and Freight-forwarding Law

2018 - Partner, Fleet Hamburg

2012 - Lawyer, Fleet Hamburg

2012 - Second State Examination in Law

2010 - First State Examination in Law

2001 - Police Officer

1998 - Trainee Police Officer Mecklenburg-Vorpommern


  • Advising an internationally active freight forwarder and its subsidiaries since the start-up phase (now a Unicorn)
  • Ongoing advice to cruise lines operating worldwide
  • Negotiation of Collective Bargaining Agreements for several thousands of seafarers


  • Tobias Nesemann is listed as a Recommended Lawyer in Who’s Who Legal in the category Transport - Shipping.
  • "State-of-the-art advice; specialists in the field of transport, logistics, sea freight, air freight, rail, average handling." (Legal500)
  • "Tech and start-up expertise. Advising growth companies, dealing/communicating with growth companies." (Legal500)

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