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Benedikt Dengler


Benedikt Dengler
English, German, Spanish
Practice Group

Benedikt Dengler has a "thinking out of the box" approach for finding creative solutions for seemingly complicated issues. His thirst for knowledge constantly motivates him to acquire a deep understanding of his client's business. Supporting clients in commercial and corporate disputes, he applies this understanding by translating complex cases into straightforward stories – an ability that has helped him to win numerous dispute cases related to business evaluation issues and commercial disputes. Benedikt has a deep understanding of the legal needs of the automotive industry and regularly advises clients in supply chain cases.

Benedikt studied law at the universities of Leipzig, Cologne and Seville. From early on in his legal education, he set his focus on dispute resolution. During his legal traineeship, Benedikt has been working in the litigation practice of a commercial law firm in Cologne for several years, the German embassy in Namibia and in the litigation department of a multinational electronics and electrical engineering company in Munich. In addition to his German legal education, Benedikt obtained a Master Degree in corporate and commercial law from the University of Auckland. 

Benedikt also takes on an active part in our Community Investment and Pro Bono Initiatives. He advises charitable associations and is part of a team developing integration-workshops for refugees.


Areas of focus

Representative experience

Representing a major German automotive-OEM in a damage claim against an automotive supplier regarding defective parts.

Representing a leading producer of specialty metal products in appraisal proceedings initiated by former shareholders after a squeeze-out of minority shareholders.

Representing a major German automotive-OEM in interim proceedings against an automotive supplier threatening to stop delivery.

Advising one of the world's largest automotive-OEM in interim proceedings against a group of automotive supplier after a supply stop.

Advising a major international automotive supplier regarding the repossession of tools after terminating contracts with its supplier.

Representing a leading German IT service company in the health sector with respect to contractual rights in connection with data exchange and data protection.

Advising a major international automotive supplier in proceedings regarding alleged violations of export control laws.

Defending a major German automotive-OEM in a damage claim against a service provider.

Education and admissions


  • Second State Exam in Law, Cologne, 2012
  • First State Exam in Law, University of Cologne, 2009


  • German Institution of Arbitration (DIS 40)
  • Young Arbitrators Forum (YAF) of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)
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