We advise you as a company, entrepreneur, manager or individual in a wide range of relevant legal areas. Further we represent you in legal proceedings before state courts and arbitral tribunals. We have special expertise in the area of alternative dispute resolution, both in neutral functions as mediator or arbitrator and as counsel.
e.g. foundation of companies, successions, articles of association, joint ventures, company sales and acquisitions, M&A, employment contracts with directors or managers, shareholder disputes, manager liability, D&O insurance, corporate succession planning.
e.g. turnaround and restructuring of enterprises also via insolvency proceedings and under the turnaround and restructuring framework StaRUG, especially by accompanying debtor-in-possession proceedings and/or preparation of insolvency and restructuring plans, mergers and acquisitions in the target’s crisis or from insolvency; managers’ and shareholders’ liability, insolvency rescission, representation of creditors (also in creditors’ committees), filing of insolvency claims, enforcement of rights to separation and separate satisfaction.
e.g. consulting private and public utilities in designing and scrutinizing energy supply agreements, representing utilities before courts in disputes with contract partners.
Systematic preparation and strategic management of negotiation processes (deals and disputes), analysis of key negotiation factors and dynamics, quantitative assessment of litigation risks i.a. by use of software-based litigation risk analysis, advise on all forms of (alternative) dispute resolution.
Serving as arbitrator (sole arbitrator, party appointed arbitrator or chairman of arbitral tribunals) in national and international arbitration proceedings according to all common arbitration rules (e.g. DIS, ICC, LCIA etc.) and ad hoc, party representation as counsel in arbitral proceedings.
Serving as conciliator and neutral legal expert, leading of Mini-Trial and Early Neutral Evaluation procedures; participation as neutral in Dispute Boards; use of software-based litigation risk analysis.