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Steffen is a partner in the Singapore office. His main focus is arbitration and mediation and he regularly acts on SCMA, LMAA, SIAC and HKIAC arbitrations in Asia and Europe and in mediations. In addition to his contentious work, Steffen negotiates high value contracts and related documentation for construction and drilling contracts and also assists with the submission of tenders for drilling campaigns. He has recently developed his expertise in deep seabed mining and regularly presents at conferences on this specialist area.
Steffen has been based in East and South-East Asia throughout his career and has extensive experience and understanding of both regions and their local cultures. He speaks five languages including Danish and Mandarin.
He is admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong, and England and Wales, and is also licensed to advise on Niue, Tuvalu and Kiribati law. Steffen is frequently appointed as arbitrator and is on the panel of arbitrators at SCMA, EMAC, LMAA, GMAA, BANI, AIAC and SIAC (Reserve List), and a qualified mediator.