Janno Voigt
Associate

HAMBURG

T: +49 40 800 084 0
D: +49 40 800 084 472
M: +49 151 440 48 686

Summary Open

Janno is a Transaction Lawyer in the Banking & Finance and Corporate group in the Hamburg office of Watson Farley & Williams.

In the Maritime sector, he advises domestic and international shipping companies, banks and other financial institutions on all aspects of ships and asset financing as well as restructuring. Janno is both a lawyer and master mariner, which gives him broad scope and perspective in the maritime business.

Experience Open

    Janno’s experience includes advising:
    • Ship owners and shipping companies on ship transactions (sale & purchase) and closings.
    • Investors by evaluating charter parties, crew hire contracts, ship management agreements, bunker supply agreements, etc. with regards to due diligence checks before M&A.
    • German and international lenders on several new second-hand ship financings.
    • German and global banks in relation to restructuring facilities by agreement with their corporate customers (including due diligence).
    • Private equity funds in relation to loan purchases and joint ventures for the acquisition of ships.

Education Open

  • 2012 – 2017: Bachelor of Laws at FernUniversität in Hagen, Germany
  • 2005 – 2010: Bachelor and Master in Nautical Sciences at Hogere Zeevaartschool in Antwerpen, Belgium

Employment Record Open

  • 2018 – present: Transaction Lawyer, Watson Farley & Williams
  • 2015 – 2016: Offshore HSE Superintendent in the wind energy sector
  • 2014 – 2015: Marine Claims Adjuster at a sworn Average Adjuster
  • 2014: Maritime Pilot Training
  • 2013: Obtained the Master Mariner license
  • 2011 – 2013: Chief Officer on large passenger vessels
  • 2010 – 2011: Second Officer on large passenger vessels
  • 2008 – 2009: Cadet on chemical tankers