New Member – Dr. Tristan Wegner joins as the Customs Law Expert in Germany

Leaders in Law, the leading platform in its field, is delighted to welcome Dr. Tristan Wegner as our exclusively recommended & endorsed Customs Law expert in Germany.

Dr. Tristan Wegner has been working as a lawyer in international trade and transport law as well as agricultural trade issues since 2013. He is a specialist lawyer for transport and forwarding law. He has been the owner of the law firm since 2019. He has acquired in-depth knowledge in these areas at the shipping senate of the Hanseatic Higher Regional Court of Hamburg and a chamber for commercial matters. Subsequently, he worked during his legal clerkship for a leading international law firm in customs and foreign trade law and customs investigation.

After the Second State Examination, he gained valuable practical experience in the field of maritime business in a large traditional German shipping company. Dr. Wegner completed his doctorate in London and Hamburg on the interfaces between sales and transport law. In particular, he dealt with the relations to the trade with agricultural commodities (GAFTA, FOSFA and Uniform Conditions in the German Grain Trade).

Dr. Wegner regularly publishes articles on international trade and is a member of the Hamburg Insurance Association, the German Initiative of Young Arbitrators (DIS40) and the European Forum for Foreign Trade, Excise and Customs.

He has also been a lecturer and associate lecturer at the University of Hamburg for many years.


  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Transportrecht (DGTR)
  • Deutscher Verein für Internationales Seerecht (DVIS)
  • Deutsche Initiative junger Schiedsrechtler (DIS40)
  • Versicherungswissenschaftlicher Verein Hamburg
  • German Maritime Arbitration Association (GMAA)

Customs Law & Foreign Trade:

Either in advance when planning processes in the company with regard to customs. Or we can help if, for example, you have to file an objection because the customs authorities have issued a negative customs assessment and levy duties. We are also at your side if a penalty or fine is threatened by the main customs office. In particular, we also support customs officers in their daily work.

Our attorneys for customs law in Hamburg would be happy to speak with you. You can reach us by telephone Monday to Friday, from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm CET: 040 / 369615-0