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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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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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metalworking close up

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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Anonymous blurred business people rush through trade fair hall or airport

Publications: 13 October 2023

Representative actions for redress: a new option since 13 October 2023

The redress action allows consumer associations to collectively sue companies for performance claims of consumers. The law has entered into force on 13 October 2023.

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