Jasmin is a dual qualified English and German Solicitor and has been specializing in marine insurance law since the start of her career in 1997. She studied law in Hamburg and maritime law in Southampton and gained valuable experience in international law firms in Hamburg and London in the respective marine insurance departments.
After three years of working in the city of London, she moved to Dubai in 2002 and joined a leading marine insurance broker as legal counsel for the Middle East. She established an excellent network within the maritime community and developed her legal skills further by handling marine insurance claims, from salvage, collisions, wreck removal to cargo claims and personal injury. This gained her the reputation as one of the most experienced marine insurance experts in the region who has been ranked in Legal 500 and Chambers Global consistently as a leading expert.
In 2005 Jasmin established Fichte & Co LLC, one of the leading law firms in the Middle East, with the support of the shipping community. The company has since grown to one of the largest full-service law firms and represents not only ship owners, P&I clubs, insurers and re-insurers, trading houses but also numerous clients from a variety of sectors and industries. She publishes frequent articles on diverse subjects of marine insurance, shipping, and transportation law and regularly works closely with the UAE Federal Transport Authority and the Dubai Government.