Lawyers
Bennera
Carsten Bennera
Carsten was born in Lüneburg and studied law at the University of Trier with a focus on commercial and corporate law as well as competition and antitrust law.

After having served his legal traineeship (Referendariat) in Duisburg and Düsseldorf he joined ADVOS in 2000. He qualified as a German lawyer (Rechtsanwalt) in 2001 and specialized in transport and freight forwarding law including logistics law. His main area of interest is the liability of freight forwarders, carriers and courier express & parcel service companies (CEP). Furthermore he advises in all aspects of airfreight law.

Carsten is Certified Specialist in Transport and Freight Forwarding Law and member of the German Association for Transport Law.

Carsten is lecturer at the German Attorney Academy (DeutscheAnwaltAkademie) where he is covering the area of courier, express & parcel services. He has been co-author of the "juris PraxisReport Transportrecht" since this was stopped in 2016.
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ADVOS Rechtsanwälte Temme & Löffler GbR

Freight Forwarding Law

Transport Law

Commercial Law

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Dr. Christof Derwein
Christof was born in Frankfurt / Main and studied law at the local university with a focus on corporate and labour law.

He served his legal traineeship (Referendariat) in Darmstadt and finished his doctorate at the universities of the Saarland and Frankfurt / Main. He qualified as a German lawyer (Rechtsanwalt) in 1992 and is member of the Bar Association Frankfurt / Main.

Christof is Certified Specialist in Labour Law.
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ADVOS Rechtsanwälte Posner, Derwein, Homann PartGmbB

Labour Law

Company Law

Commercial Law

Competition Law

Familiy Law

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Andreas Homann
Andreas was born in Frankfurt / Main and studied law at the local university in the specialized field of commercial law.

He served his legal traineeship (Referendariat) in Frankfurt / Main and qualified as a German lawyer (Rechtsanwalt) in 1992.

Andreas is Certified Specialist in Building and Architectural Law.

He completed successfully the bar specialization course on Transport and Freight Forwarding Law and is member of the German Association for Transport Law.
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ADVOS Rechtsanwälte Posner, Derwein, Homann PartGmbB

Construction Law

Transport Law

Freight Forwarding Law

Inheritance Law

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Martin Löffler
Martin was born in Sulingen near Bremen. He studied law at the Universities Passau and Bonn with a focus on commercial and corporate law as well as competition and antitrust law.

Martin served his legal traineeship (Referendariat) in Düsseldorf , Columbia, Charleston and Greenville (South Carolina). After initially working for our law firm as a legal trainee he qualified as a German lawyer (Rechtsanwalt) in 1997 and became a member of the Bar Association Düsseldorf. Right from the beginning he specialized in logistics law, transport and freight forwarding law as well as insurance and commercial law. His main area of interest is the field of heavy and special transports.

Martin is Certified Specialist in Transport and Freight Forwarding Law as well as Certified Specialist in Insurance Law.

Memberships:
- Executive Committee of the working group transport law of the German Bar Association
- Working group insurance law of the German Bar Association
- Working group transport insurance law of the German Bar Association
- German Association for Transport Law
- AIJA International Association of young lawyers

He is co-author of several bond financing brochures.
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Erk Posner
Erk studied law in Frankfurt / Main where he also served his legal traineeship (Referendariat). He qualified as a German lawyer (Rechtsanwalt) in 1990 and began his career in a law firm with focus on labour, corporate, commercial and tax law. After founding his own law firm in 1992 he decided to enter a regional partnership under the name of ADVOS Rechtsanwälte in 2002.

He is member of the Frankfurt Bar Association and the Frankfurt Attorneys' Association.

Erk is Certified Specialist in Labour Law.
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Labour Law

Company Law

Banking Law

Commercial Law

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Dr. Michael Risch
Michael studied law at the University Osnabrück with a focus on commercial law and European history of law. He served his legal traineeship (Referendariat) in Brandenburg.

Michael started his career as a legal counsel for Kombiverkehr (Multimodal Operator in Frankfurt/Main) from 1997 to 1999. In 1999 he spent a short time as a quality assurance representative in his parental freight forwarding company implementing a quality management system according to ISO-standards. From 1999 to 2001 he worked as a specialist adviser and underwriter for the insurer HDI (Berlin) in the fields of carrier’s liability and industrial liability. In 2000 Michael earned his doctoral degree with a thesis on carrier’s liability in respect of multimodal transports rail / road. Since 2001 Michael has been working as a German lawyer in Hamburg before he joined ADVOS in 2004.

Michael is Certified Specialist in Transport and Freight Forwarding Law as well as Certified Specialist in Insurance Law. His main fields of interest are all aspects of railway transportation.

Memberships:
- German Association for Transport Law
- Working group insurance law of the German Bar Association
- Bar Association Düsseldorf
- Hamburg Attorneys' Association

Publications:
“Personenschäden und Schäden an nicht zum Transportgut gehörenden Sachen bei Be- und Entladetätigkeiten im Rahmen eines Frachtvertrages”, Versicherungsrecht 2001, 948
"Die Begründung gesetzlicher Pfandrechte an Dritteigentum im Speditions- und Frachtrecht", Transportrecht 2005, S. 108 ff.
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Insurance Law

Logistics Law

Transport Law

Freight Forwarding Law

Company Law

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Dr. Jürgen Temme
Jürgen was born in Kassel and studied law at the University of Göttingen with a focus on commercial and corporate law as well as competition and antitrust law. After finishing his studies he gained first practical experiences by completing internships at a freight forwarding company and an insurance broker. Since then he is particularly focused on transport law and carrier’s liability.

In 1987 Jürgen earned his doctoral degree with a thesis on freight forwarder’s liability. During that time he served his legal traineeship (Referendariat) in Hamburg and Washington D.C., USA.

In 1988 he qualified as a German lawyer (Rechtsanwalt) and started his career as an associate lawyer in an international business law firm in Düsseldorf. In 1991 he founded his own law firm which is now known as ADVOS law firm. Jürgen's practice has a particular focus on carrier's liability and legal advice on and drafting of contracts, in particular insurance contracts.

He is co-author of a commentary on the CMR (Thume (Publ.) commentary on CMR) and co-Author of another commentary on transport law.

Jürgen is Certified Specialist in Transport and Freight Forwarding Law as well as Certified Specialist in Insurance Law. Furthermore he is chairman of the pre-audit certification committee in respect of prospective Certified Specialists in Transport and Freight Forwarding Law.

Since 2008 he is board member of the German Association for Transport Law.

Publications:
"Die Haftung des selbsteintretenden Spediteurs", Versicherungsrecht 1984, 813.
„Individualvereinbarungen und AGB im neuen Transportrecht“ in Transport- und Vertriebsrecht 2000 – Eine Festgabe für Herrn Prof. Dr. Herber, Luchterhand-Verlag, 1999
„Ökonomie des Transportrechts oder ökonomisches Transportrecht?“ in Sonderbeilage zur Transportrecht 2004, Seite XXXVII.
„Rechtliche Handhabung typengemischter Verträge“, Transportrecht 2008, Seite 374.
"Lohnfuhr und Charter", Transportrecht, Seite 419.
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Hubert Valder
Hubert grew up in the Rhineland. After completing his military service he studied law in Bonn and did his legal traineeship (Referendariat) in Aachen, Düren and Cologne.

From 1987 to 2019, Hubert worked as legal advisor in today's Federal Association for Freight Forwarding and Logistics (DSLV). He accompanied numerous legislative projects such as the transport law reform and the maritime trade law reform. During his professional career he advised DSLV-related forwarding and logistics companies on all questions of national and international forwarding, storage, transport and logistics law. Within the DSLV, Hubert in particular supervised the German Freight Forwarders' Standard Terms and Conditions (ADSp) and was significantly involved in their further development. He also accompanied the drafting and revision of the General Terms and Conditions of Logistics Service Providers. Due to his expertise in the entire field of transport law, Hubert continues to be in demand as a speaker and author within and outside the DSLV, particularly where new laws and legal developments require further comment on their practical effects.

In addition, Hubert was managing director of the federal association's social policy working group (1989 to 1998) as well as managing director of the association's own business organization (2000 to 2012). From 2013 until his retirement, he was the DSLV deputy general manager. Furthermore, Hubert was a member of the Expert Commission on Transport Law Reform (1992 to 1996). Since 2008, he has been a board member of the German Society for Transport Law. Besides, he has been a lecturer in the training of Certified Specialists in Transport and Freight Forwarding Law from the beginning.

Hubert joined ADVOS in 2019, offering his years of experience as a legal consultant in the forwarding and logistics industry to the law
firm.

Publications:

1. Books
Andresen/Valder, Speditions-, Fracht-und Lagerrecht, Handbuch des Transportrechts mit Kommentaren, Loseblattkommentar Stand 2020
Salzmann/Valder, Haftung und Versicherung – Schadenbearbeitung im Transportgewerbe, 5. Aufl., 2018
Heidel/Pauly/Amend, AnwaltFormulare, 9. Aufl. 2018, Mitautor zu Kap. 44: Transportrecht
Hector/Salzmann/Valder/Neufang/Belger/Becker, ADSp 2017 - Praktiker-Kommentar, 2016
Kroiß, Klauselbuch Schuldrecht – Beraten und Formulieren nach neuem Recht, Mitautor zu Kap. 20: Transportrecht, 2003

2. Paper
Valder, Die Neufassung der ADSp zum 1.1. 1993, Der Spediteur 1993, 1
Valder, Die ADSp 93: Einführung schadenverhütender Verhaltenspflichten, TranspR 1993, 81
Valder, Rechtsprobleme bei unfrei-Sendungen, Der Spediteur 1994, 27
Valder, 20 Jahre Preisempfehlungen für den Spediteur Sammelgutverkehr, Festschrift für Henning Piper, 1996
Valder, Das künftige Speditionsrecht, TranspR 1998, 51
Valder, Zur Definition des Speditionsgeschäfts, Transport-und Vertriebsrecht 2000 – Festschrift für Professor Dr. Rolf Herber, 1999
Valder, Das Entladen von Gütern im Straßengüterverkehr in Transport – Wirtschaft – Recht; Gedächtnisschrift für Johann Georg Helm, 2001
Valder, Ablieferung von Gütern, TranspR 2001, 363
Neufang/Valder, Laden und Ladungssicherung im Straßengüterverkehr – wer ist verantwortlich? TranspR 2002, 325
Valder, Logistik-und ADSp - Doppelpass zwischen zwei Klauselwerken in Festschrift für Jürgen Knoche, 2006
Valder, stillschweigende Einbeziehung der ADSp – Pro und Contra, Beilage zu TranspR 2004, XLII
Valder/Wieske, Logistik AGB: Ein neues Klauselwerk, TranspR 2006, 221
Valder, Frachtzahlung durch den Empfänger in Vertrieb, Versicherung, Transport, Festschrift für Karl Heinz Thume, 2008
Valder, Mehrwertdienstleistungen und ihre rechtliche Einordnung, TranspR 2008, 383
Valder, AGB-Kontrolle im Lagerrecht, TranspR 2010, 27
Valder, Im Blickpunkt: Haftungsfragen beim Straßentransport von Neuwagen, TranspR 2012, 433
Valder, AGB-Recht in Logistikverträgen, TranspR 2013, 133
Valder, Rechte und Pflichten bei Ablieferung, TranspR 2015, 257
Valder, Die ADSp 2016 – ein Analyse TranspR 2016, 213
Valder, Wertdeklaration als summenmäßige Haftungsbeschränkung, TranspR 2016, 430
Neufang/Valder, ADSp 2017: Wieder gemeinsames Vertragswerk, TranspR 2017, 45
Valder, § 449 HGB auf dem Prüfstand, TranspR 2018, 286

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