Litigation / Arbitration

Transactions embody a significant potential for conflicts. As a law firm focusing on transactions, POELLATH offers state-of-the-art expertise in the field of in dispute resolution. Our services include judicial and extrajudicial settlement of disputes in all areas of transactions and asset management. We also advise on tax dispute proceedings.

When disputes arise, we clarify the facts of the case and develop the correct strategy. After coming to a mutual agreement, we assist our clients in devising and implementing the strategy successfully. In doing so, we consider the opportunities and risks of arbitration or court proceedings and weigh possible alternatives beforehand.

We advise our clients particularly on complex, high-end disputes in the areas of M&A (pre-closing / post-closing disputes, including M&A warranty claims and purchase price adjustments), corporate and general commercial law. In negotiating transactions, we contribute to conflict avoidance with our longstanding expertise, judgement and foresight.

POELLATH represents you in all stages of national and international arbitration proceedings, before German state courts and the European Court of Justice. We regularly serve as party-appointed arbitrators and as chairs of arbitral tribunals in the above fields.

Our special expertise in litigation and arbitration proceedings includes, in particular:


  • Corporate Litigation

  • M&A Litigation / Arbitration

  • Arbitration

  • Fund Litigation

  • Tax Litigation


  • D&O Liability

  • Pre-Closing / Post-Closing Litigation

  • Action for Damages