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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: 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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News: 30 November 2023

Allen & Overy boosts IP practice in Germany with hire of Anna Wolters-Höhne

Allen & Overy today announced that renowned life sciences specialist Dr Anna Wolters-Höhne has joined the firm’s intellectual property litigation practice with effect from 1 December 2023. Anna joins…

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