Jette Gustafsson, LL.M. (Boston)

Jette Gustafsson, LL.M. (Boston)

Jette Gustafsson, LL.M. (Boston)


T +49 40 18067 25775

Certified Specialist in Transport and Forwarding Law
Industries Mobility & Logistics

Areas of practice

Jette Gustafsson advises her clients on international business law, with an emphasis on maritime trade law, general transport law (rail, land and air transport, as well as multimodal transport), and forwarding and logistics law. In addition to drafting and negotiating contracts, she also represents her clients in legal disputes before national courts and arbitral tribunals. Her legal practice further focuses on advising on all aspects of digitalisation in shipping.


Jette Gustafsson studied law at the University of Hamburg (Germany) from 2003 to 2008. After completing her legal training at the Hamburg Hanseatic Higher Regional Court, she worked in the legal department of a rail logistics company. In 2015, Jette Gustafsson received a Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree from Suffolk University in Boston, Massachusetts (USA), where she worked in international arbitration and litigation at Fitch Law Partners LLP. In early 2016, she moved to a Hamburg law firm that specialised in transport law. Jette Gustafsson joined Luther in 2022. She is a certified specialist in transport and forwarding law.

Honors and distinctions
  • The Legal 500 Germany 2024: Recommendation in the category "Maritime Commercial Law" (first recommendation in 2023) and mentions in the categories "Trade/Distribution/Logistics" (first recommendation in 2023) and "Advice to the Transport Sector" (first recommendation in 2023) and in "City Focus - Hamburg"

Jette Gustafsson’s clients especially include shipping companies, carriers, forwarding companies, loaders, warehouse keepers, logistics and transhipment companies, and insurers.

Blog posts

  • Deutscher Verein für Internationales Seerecht e.V.
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Transportrecht e.V.