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Stéphanie Schweitzer



25-27 rue d'Astorg
75008 Paris

Office Telephone: +33 1 44 94 40 50
Office Fax: +33 1 42 65 46 25

Direct Dial (Paris): +33 1 44 94 40 50

Mobile: +33 (0)6 85 18 03 80 Download VCard

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Stéphanie qualified as an Avocat in 1997 and joined HFW in 2000. She specialises in international transportation and trade, focusing mainly on ship arrest, collision and charter party disputes. Stéphanie also has in-depth experience of matters involving tourism and has an extensive knowledge of transportation issues relating to travel law, in particular passenger carriage by sea - including cruise - air and rail, as well as of personal injury in France and abroad. She has an extended practice of travel regulations, agreements and litigations and regularly advises on booking conditions and terms and conditions of passenger carriage.

She also regularly assist clients in employment related matters, including employment contracts, dismissal, social security and personal injury claims, and advises shipowners and insurers on regulations applicable to seafarers.

Stéphanie has a broad experience in yacht-related employment and personal injury matters. She regularly advises yacht owners and insurers in relation to passenger’s claim, crew contracts and claims and social security issues. She also often assist clients of the yachting industry in relation to contract of carriage, charter party and yacht arrests.

Stéphanie is regularly named as a leading expert in Legal 500 and Chambers.


The Paris office advises on maritime and air transportation issues, insurance, reinsurance, industrial risks, infrastructure and construction, energy, international trade and commodities.

The office has a strong reputation in the field of commercial litigation and arbitration and has built a significant transactional practice over recent years, advising on corporate, financial, commercial law and international projects.

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