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Dr Peter Stankewitsch

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Baker McKenzie’s Dispute Resolution Practice Group in Germany




Dr. Peter Stankewitsch is a disputes lawyer in the Firm’s Frankfurt office. His practice includes insurance regulatory matters and product recalls. He is a graduate of the University of Heidelberg, where he also received a doctoral degree (s.c.l.) and was admitted to the German bar in 1995. From 2003 to 2005, Dr. Stankewitsch worked at Baker McKenzie’s Moscow office and since then, he has advised clients on Russian-German matters. Dr. Stankewitsch is ranked as a leading practitioner in PLC’s Insurance and Reinsurance Handbooks ever since the year 2010. He is named as one of "Germany’s Best Lawyers" in the area of insurance published by Handelsblatt / Best Lawyers ever since 2013.


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  • Ruperto Carola-University of Heidelberg (Doctorate) (2002)
  • Ruperto Carola-University of Heidelberg (2000)
  • Oberlandesgericht Karlsruhe (Assessor Exam) (1995)

Germany: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation

Baker McKenzie routinely deals with construction and plant engineering sector instructions alongside post-M&A disputes, frequently including cross-border elements with Asia, and has notable experience in matters related to compliance, product liability and energy law. Utilising this expertise, Heiko Haller acted for an auditing firm in a potential liability case pertaining to the assessment of an onshore wind farm portfolio. In other work, he has been representing a bank in proceedings related to the financing of a power plant project. Axel Hamm is acting for a group of companies in the energy sector in a dispute over the construction of solar systems, and Peter Stankewitsch represented a company from the aluminium production sector in a dispute over the delivery of defective production equipment. Key individuals include Jörg Risse, Ragnar Harbst and team head Günter Pickrahn.

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