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: 09 March 2023
New collective redress action for consumers in Germany
Consumer associations will be eligible to bring collective claims against companies for various forms of redress. The introduction of the collective redress action increases the risk that companies…
News: 31 January 2023
Lateral counsel hire Zachary O’Dell bolsters international focus of Allen & Overy’s arbitration practice in Germany
Allen & Overy strengthens its global arbitration group with the addition of Zachary O’Dell who will join the firm as counsel with effect from 1 February 2023. He brings wide ranging experience in…
Publications: 30 September 2022
3 months to go: Are you ready for the German Supply Chain Due Diligence Act?
On 1 January 2023, the German Supply Chain Due Diligence Act will enter into force. In a first step, all companies which have a specific nexus to Germany and normally employ 3,000 people or more will…
Publications: 21 April 2022
Recent developments in European Business and Human Rights (BHR) Litigation
Key takeaways from our latest cross-border BHR litigation webinar Our European BHR litigation specialists recently hosted a cross-border webinar on the emerging BHR legal frameworks across Europe,…
Well regarded for insurance disputes concerning professional liability, D&O and management liability issues.
Chambers Europe 2017, Dispute Resolution – Germany