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Haver & Mailänder Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaft mbB

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Antitrust - ranked: tier 6

Haver & Mailänder Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaft mbB

Haver & Mailänder Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaft mbB’s practice is frequently sought after for its advice on damage claims, merger control and sanctioning proceedings; it also recently saw an increased volume of work in compliance advice. Together with the Brussels office the team represents the German International Hotel Association (IHA) against due to abuse of market power and against Expedia regarding the best price clause. For AURELIUS the firm handled European and global merger control proceedings. Practice head Ulrich Schnelle is recommended and Christian Aufdermauer was promoted to partner.

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Trade and distribution
Trade and distribution - ranked: tier 5

Haver & Mailänder Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaft mbB

The five-strong team at Haver & Mailänder Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaft mbB is noted for its expertise in commercial, distribution and distribution antitrust law and acts for a number of automotive suppliers, medical device manufacturers and companies from the engineering and textile industries, among others. Christian Aufdermauer was made partner and Rolf Winkler is recommended.

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Germany: Dispute resolution

Arbitration (including international arbitration)
Dispute resolution: arbitration (including international arbitration) - ranked: tier 3

Haver & Mailänder Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaft mbB

Haver & Mailänder Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaft mbB specialises in representing clients, most notably from the automotive sector, in commercial disputes including contentious post-M&A matters, which are frequently coupled with claims for damages, but the team is also well versed in handling arbitrator mandates. Key individuals include Gert Brandner, Klaus Gerstenmaier and Rolf Winkler.

Leading individuals

Klaus Gerstenmaier - Haver & Mailänder Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaft mbB

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Commercial litigation
Commercial litigation - ranked: tier 5

Haver & Mailänder Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaft mbB

Haver & Mailänder Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaft mbB receives regular instructions from automotive sector players on D&O liability matters, service contracts, post-M&A disputes and damage claims including recall actions. Gert Brandner heads the team, which includes Kai Graf von der Recke and recently promoted partner Hans-Georg Kauffeld.

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