What the team is known for
Market-leading team offering in-depth knowledge across the contract law field. Particularly known for advising well-known clients on issues including distribution and sales agreements as well as incentive and bonus programmes. Services are complemented by strong expertise in large-scale restructuring projects of international distribution networks. Further noted for assisting with franchise, cooperation and licensing contracts. Increasingly present in cooperation negotiations involving new technologies and strategically important digitalisation projects. Also represents clients in commercial disputes before court. Regularly mandated by industry leaders from the automotive, healthcare and telecommunications industries.
One client enthuses: "The team was swiftly available and we received quick responses. Noerr demonstrated a flexible working style and responded well to our tightly set deadlines."
Another client asserts that "the team's service is fast, reliable and customer-oriented," adding: "Noerr has great personalities who are easy to work with and demonstrate commercial awareness also in unusual situations."
Advised MOIA on contract negotiations concerning autonomous and electric shuttle services to be used during the football world cup in Qatar in 2022.
is well regarded for advising market-leading clients on a variety of commercial law issues, including distribution law, general terms and conditions, and negotiations with dealer associations. He also acts for clients in contentious court proceedings. He is particularly active for clients from the automotive sector. One interviewee portrays him as "pleasant to deal with and a reliable contact person."
Experienced practitioner Karsten Metzlaff
offers excellent advice to clients on matters including the review of franchise agreements and digitisation of franchise systems as well as distribution law issues. With a background in the area of competition law, Metzlaff additionally assists with antitrust issues, such as in connection to large cooperation agreements. Confirming his top position in the ranking, one interviewee describes him as "one of the go-to names for franchise law."