Wessel advises and represents shipping companies and their insurers, mainly in maritime and transport law. Wessel focuses on different contract negotiations and represents his clients (both in and out of court) on contractual disputes and questions of liability arising in connection with the operation of the vessel (incl. cargo, passenger and charterparty claims, casualties). He also acts for ship owners in connection with the sale and purchase of their vessels. Prior to joining LEBUHN & PUCHTA, Wessel worked for a law firm specialising in ship finance, sale and purchase of vessels and yachts and vessel/yacht registration.