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Dr Esther Schmidt-Naumann


Frankfurt am Main

Schmidt-Naumann Esther
Dr Esther Schmidt-Naumann


Frankfurt am Main

Dr Esther Schmidt-Naumann advises mainly in the fields of arbitration and litigation, representing clients in a variety of disputes before state courts and arbitration tribunals.

She regularly acts for clients in disputes involving the law of contracts, commercial law, banking law and corporate law (including post-M&A disputes). Moreover, she is also experienced in matters relating to enforcement issues.

Esther Schmidt-Naumann has particular expertise in advising and representing banks in financial law disputes, specifically relating to loans and loan security. A particular focus of her work lies in insolvency law, where she represents both creditors and insolvency administrators in avoidance proceedings as well as liability proceedings.


Frankfurt am Main

Bockenheimer Landstraße 2
60306 Frankfurt am Main

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Referendarin, Germany, 1994

Assessorin, Germany, 1996

Admitted as German Rechtsanwältin, Germany, 1997


First German Law Degree, Germany, 1993

Second German Law Degree, Germany, 1996

Dr iur, University of Mannheim, Germany, 1994

Published work

Schmidt-Naumann E. (1999) "Open Air Konzerte im Dschungel der GEMA–Tarife", ZUM 1999, page 871

Schmidt-Naumann E. (1994-1995) "Der Verzicht auf Betriebsverfassungsrechtliche Befugnisse", dissertation