Daniel Smith works for CARNEADES Legal as Senior Associate since 2020.
He is a German attorney-at-law (Rechtsanwalt). As legal counsel (Syndikusrechtsanwalt) for a northern German shipyard group for several years Daniel advised the managing boards as well as the respective specialist departments of the firm in respect of all company, contract and construction related legal aspects concerning complex newbuild and repair projects – in particular for superyachts – as well as for steel and bridge construction projects. Beforehand he had also worked for an international law firm acting on all aspects of shipfinancing, sale and purchase transactions of ships as well as companies, and disputes in the field of offshore wind energy projects (Supplytime 2005, Windtime).
Daniel Smith has specialised knowledge on private construction projects and advises clients in all phases of a project such as tendering, negotiation and execution of shipbuilding contracts, in particular in conjunction with sub-contractors, amendments to contracts and change orders, the delivery to the purchaser, enforcement of (warranty) claims and damages. Another focus of his work is to advise clients regarding international contract matters and disputes in the on- and offshore wind industry.