Georg Lehmann

Partner, Managing Director Hamburg T +49 (0) 40 38 0860

Qualified Germany, 2003 Education (University) Hamburg University, Berlin University Languages German, English, Spanish

Georg Lehmann

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Georg is a ship finance expert with a corporate background who predominately advises lenders in ship financing transactions, restructurings and corporate law. He further advises on cross-border leasings of all kinds of maritime assets, as well as on yacht and super yacht projects.

Georg’s practice is focused on ship financing and corporate law. His clients include national and international banks, private equity funds, ship owners, shipyards and warranty and indemnity insurers.

He regularly acts for German and international banks, drafting loan and security documentation for the financing of different types of vessels, including super yachts. Georg advises banks in connection with restructuring of their loans and in work out/enforcement mandates. He also advises in the financing of other maritime assets, such as containers and (cross-border) leases.

His corporate law practice encompasses all types of company set-ups, including joint ventures and M&A for companies predominately in the maritime sector. He also advises providers of warranty and indemnity insurance in all aspects of German corporate law. Furthermore, he advises on pool contracts, ship management contracts, sale & purchase transactions and shipbuilding contracts in respect of all kind of vessels and yachts.


“My clients are always very satisfied with the quality of my advice and response time"

Professional associations & memberships

Member of the Hamburg Bar Association  

What you may not know about Georg

I'm a member of the Latin America desk due to my close Mexico connections.


Shareholder and managing director of Ince Germany Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH, an independent law firm cooperating with The Ince Group.

My matter highlights

  • Advising one of main lenders in the global financial restructuring of an US listed shipping company
  • Drafting and negotiating for a German lender the loan and security documentation for the refinancing of a fleet of commercial ships and coordinating the process with the 5 further jurisdictions involved.
  • Drafting the entire loan documentation for an international bank for the ECA backed financing of an LNG supply ship.
  • Advising a German bank on all aspects in connection with the divesture of an insolvent fleet of German owned commercial ships and the respective coordination with their ECA provider.


My testimonials and accolades

Georg Lehmann


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