Corporate Litigation

The lawyers in the corporate litigation practice group are specialists in corporate disputes, disputes concerning acquisitions and commercial disputes.

Corporate disputes include:

  • disputes between shareholders, directors and other stakeholders within a company
  • problems within joint ventures
  • liability of directors and officers
  • group liability
  • disputes concerning corporate governance
  • the withholding of corporate opportunities and matters concerning conflicting interests
  • disputes related to participatory decision making/works councils.

Acquisition disputes include:

  • breakdowns in negotiations
  • post-closing disputes
  • guarantee and indemnity claims
  • unlawful competition
  • discussions about subsequent payments on the purchase price (earn out).

Commercial disputes include:

  • disputes about domestic and international purchase and sales agreements
  • general terms and conditions
  • collaboration agreements
  • supply contracts
  • agency and distribution contracts
  • franchise agreements and other commercial agreements.

Solutions

Our lawyers prefer to solve disputes in an efficient and practical manner, often without resorting to litigation. This is why we always begin with a painstaking legal and strategic analysis. This allows us to make an accurate estimation of the position and the possibilities for negotiation. If proceedings prove to be inevitable or necessary, we have the experience and expertise to assist you. This may vary from attachments and conducting regular proceedings before the courts, including courts of appeal, to inquiry proceedings and arbitration.