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WACH UND MECKES und Partner Rechtsanwälte PartGmbB

Dispute Resolution

2 ranked lawyersBand 4GermanyEurope 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Dispute resolution boutique known for its strength in both litigation and arbitration. Recommended for banking and capital markets litigation, as well as D&O liability, shareholder and investment disputes, and post-M&A disputes. Predominantly represents board members and financial investors. Further assists clients with cross-border supply chain disputes. Also handles commercial arbitration cases, including those arising out of contractual relationships.

Strengths

One satisfied client states: "The extraordinary focus on details, the great research on finding comparable cases and the comprehensive presentation of the results really impressed me."

Another client enthuses: "As a small firm, Wach + Meckes are very agile and responsive. The risk of conflicts of interest is minimised. They are flexible and open to innovative approaches like bespoke IT-based solutions for complex issues."

Work highlights

Defended Etihad Airways PJSC against claims for damages by the administrator of Air Berlin.

Notable practitioners

Frank Meckes offers clients expertise in post-M&A and tax-related litigation, with one source praising him for his work, adding:"His negotiation and argumentation skills are impressive."

Karl Wach receives praise from interviewees for having a "structured, well-organised, thorough approach to litigation and arbitration which leads to highly efficient proceedings while maintaining an extraordinary high level of legal quality." He advises clients on a range of disputes including banking, investment, post-M&A and damages claims.

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Germany

Dispute Resolution: Litigation


Frank Meckes
Band 4
Karl Wach
Band 3