Area of focus

Corporate and Shareholder Litigation in Europe

In Europe, we are one of the most trusted advisors for solving corporate and shareholder disputes. Our lawyers are known for getting to the heart of each case, not backing away from the core of the dispute. 

Our team of corporate litigators works at the interface between corporate law, litigation, and arbitration...

Representative experience

Representing Media-Saturn-Holding GmbH in a shareholder dispute between the former Metro AG (now Ceconomy AG) and the founding shareholders of the MediaMarkt stores.

A listed company in a dispute regarding the breach of a shareholders agreement, incl. a counterclaim for breach of both the shareholders and the executives services agreement requesting payment of app. €30m

Metrovacesa in a key corporate dispute regarding the remuneration of the members of the board of directors of the company.

HNA in a high-profile shareholder dispute regarding the control of the management body of a Spanish listed company as a consequence of the dismissal of its representatives from the board of directors

Advising and representing a European Country in a post-M&A dispute involving alleged earn-out claims of former co-shareholders following the purchase of a corporate group.

Judicial enforcement of claims for an established market leader against sellers and former managing directors following an M&A transaction due to illegal conduct in various European countries.

Advising a service provider for metal recycling on the enforcement of damages claims amounting to several million euros for breaches of duty committed by a former managing director of a foreign subsidiary.  

Representing a listed company in various corporate law disputes with holders of profit participation certificates and shareholders as well as defending the company against actions for avoidance.

Defending a former member of the supervisory board of a former leading producer of agricultural products in Europe against the claims asserted by the insolvency administrator in court proceedings.

Representing one of the shareholders of Confiserie Rabbel GmbH and Confiserie Rabbel GmbH in a corporate litigation dispute against the other shareholder of Confiserie Rabbel GmbH.

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