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.
News and insights
Publications: 15 February 2024
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…
News: 01 February 2024
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…
News: 19 January 2024
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.
Publications: 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.
The depth of talent and quality of the team is unbelievable, from the most junior person to the leader
Client, Chambers Europe 2017, Dispute Resolution – Germany
Law Firm of the Year for Dispute Resolution
JUVE Awards 2013