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.
News & insights
Publications: 08 September 2021
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…
Publications: 02 July 2021
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.
Publications: 28 June 2021
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…