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Chambers Europe 2023
"He offers comprehensive advice even beyond the field of litigation and is highly valued and accepted as a consultant."
Detlef Hass is a commercial litigation partner, who has supported trials in more than 20 countries and led more than 100 hearings in Germany.
For the most complex B2B disputes, senior litigator Detlef will bring specific experience to the table. Widely recognized as a pioneer in the German market, Detlef and his team have developed best practice over the years how to approach high profile commercial conflicts with clients, judges and other parties involved.
He has supported trials in more than 20 countries in Europe, Latin America and Asia and tried more than 100 court hearings in Germany as lead trial lawyer. Detlef is known for translating complex facts to judges and is a market leader in automotive-related disputes and insolvency cases. Whether it is supply chain disruption, clawback in insolvency, white collar crime for businesses, asset tracing, anti-trust damages or post-M&A, Detlef will have dealt with similar cases in his more than 20 years of experience. He is at home in the automotive industry and technology industry.
Best Lawyers™ includes Detlef in the latest 2019 Edition of Best Lawyers™ in Germany for Bet-the-Company Litigation. He “impresses with his expert handling of sophisticated commercial disputes” (Who’s Who Legal, 2019) and is frequently recommended for commercial litigation and liability (JUVE Handbook, 2017/2018).
Clients perceive him as “an accomplished litigator, boasting expertise in insolvency, supply chain, cyber-crime and cartel disputes” (Chambers Europe, 2018), and regard him as a “leader in the field and strong litigator with a comprehensive knowledge of the German market” (Who’s Who Legal, 2018).
Detlef leads the firms’ global Manufacturing and Industrials industry sector. He is admitted as Rechtsanwalt in Germany and as Solicitor in England and Wales. He is active in pro bono and citizenship matters.
Chambers Europe 2023
"Clients mandate Detlef Hass for his experience in handling distribution disputes across the automotive and financial services sectors. He also assists with antitrust litigation."
Representing a German OEM in a highly publicized supply chain dispute with some of its suppliers and advising the client in terminating the supply relationships.
- University of Regensburg
- University of Bonn
- LMU Munich (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)
- England and Wales