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Allen & Overy's dispute resolution team in Germany has many years of experience in the field of professional indemnity. Professional indemnity covers disputes relating to the liability borne by professionals such as auditors, tax advisers and lawyers, as well as disputes relating to damages claims brought against management consultants, IT service providers and project managers. We provide comprehensive advice to our clients on the legal aspects of liability and also regularly address legal questions relating to liability insurance. Moreover, we represent clients in proceedings before the various professional chambers.

Professional liability disputes may arise in a wide range of industrial sectors. We regularly act for national and international companies from the professional services, insurance, IT, financial services and retail sectors.

The legal proceedings in which we advise and represent our clients often have an international element, allowing us to draw on our wealth of experience in international dispute resolution.

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Publications: 08 SEPTEMBER 2021

A&O contributes to the first edition of GAR’s The Guide to Evidence in International Arbitration

Global Arbitration Review has recently published the first edition of The Guide to Evidence in International Arbitration. Martin Magál, who heads A&O’s dispute resolution practice in Slovakia and in…

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Publications: 02 JULY 2021

Germany’s New Supply Chain Act – Part 4 of 4 – FAQs

This briefing is Part 4 of a series of briefings aiming at providing an overview of the key elements of the new German Supply Chain Due Diligence Act.

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Publications: 28 JUNE 2021

Germany’s New Supply Chain Act – Part 3 of 4 – Litigation

The Supply Chain Due Diligence Act (the “Act”) does not create any new civil liability for in-scope companies. The Act does, however, increase the risk to companies of litigation under the existing…

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Publications: 07 MAY 2021

The perils of giving video evidence

If evidence is to be given remotely, via video link, from another country, be sure to check that this is permitted by the laws of that country.

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