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Litigation, Arbitration and Dispute Resolution

In the area of litigation and arbitration, we are one of the leading law firms in Germany.

The German dispute resolution group, led by Dr Marc Zimmerling, is an integral part of the firm’s international dispute resolution group.

The team supports our clients by providing strategic advice on commercial law disputes as well as representation in complex legal disputes. Litigation includes structured management of proceedings, also with regard to defending against class actions. Our advisory services offer the clarification and assessment of each matter.

In the area of arbitration, the team provides advice pursuant to the rules of all material institutional arbitration organisations; some members of the team also act as arbitrators. Our German dispute resolution team focuses on national and international private, corporate, insurance, finance, capital markets and energy law.

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Publications: 15 February 2024

What are the benefits of the planned modernisation of German Arbitration law for practitioners and users?

German arbitration law is to be reformed to current needs and thus intended to be made more attractive overall. To this end, the German Federal Ministry of Justice on 1 February 2024 published a draft…

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Tino Schneider

News: 01 February 2024

Allen & Overy strengthens German arbitration practice with new counsel hire

Allen & Overy is growing its German arbitration group with the addition of arbitration expert Dr Tino Schneider, who will join the firm as counsel on 1 February 2024. Tino has extensive experience in…

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News: 19 January 2024

Allen & Overy advises palero on the acquisition of GTMB Metallteilfertigung and GTB Bahntechnik

Allen & Overy has advised private equity investor palero on the acquisition of GTMB Metallteilfertigung GmbH (GTMB) and GTB Bahntechnik GmbH (GTB) from Mettec-Holding GmbH.

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Publications: 13 October 2023

Representative actions for redress: a new option since 13 October 2023

The redress action allows consumer associations to collectively sue companies for performance claims of consumers. The law has entered into force on 13 October 2023.

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