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Our highly regarded German Arbitration practice offers a full service in national and international arbitration proceedings. The team is integrated into one of the world's leading arbitration practices. Our close international cooperation and our experience in handling complex cross-border disputes enable us to handle cases efficiently to suit the requirements of a particular dispute, sector or tribunal.

Our Arbitration team acts in a wide range of practice areas, with a particular focus on post-M&A, joint venture, energy, telecoms, (re-)insurance and general commercial disputes. Our advice covers all stages of the arbitration process and extends also to alternative methods of dispute resolution. Our lawyers are experienced in conducting international arbitrations under all major institutional rules, in particular under the arbitration rules of the ICC and DIS (Deutsche Institution für Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit e.V.).

Our excellent relationships with the leading arbitrators, institutions and other stakeholders within international arbitration, and in particular the German market, allows us to provide clients with optimal advice concerning the choice of arbitrators or the seat of arbitration. Members of our arbitration team regularly act as party-appointed arbitrators, sole arbitrators or chairpersons both in ad-hoc and institutional proceedings.

 

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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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