Martin Strauch, LL.M. (Edinburgh)

Martin Strauch, LL.M. (Edinburgh)

Senior Associate, Munich

Email martin.strauch@hoganlovells.com

Phone +49 89 290 12 0

Fax +49 89 290 12 222

LanguagesEnglish, French, German

Practice groupLitigation

Martin Strauch focuses on commercial, corporate, financial services and insolvency litigation. Martin offers advice to national and international clients in pre-litigation scenarios as well as in disputes before first instance and appellate courts. His clients include companies from the financial, commodities, technology and IT sectors as well as insolvency administrators. 

Martin studied law at the Universities of Leipzig, Lausanne and Edinburgh. He holds an LL.M. in commercial law from the University of Edinburgh. For his doctoral thesis he did extensive research on the effects of corporate insolvencies on arbitration proceedings in Great Britain and Germany. Before qualifying as a lawyer in 2013, Martin completed his legal clerkship at the Higher Regional Court in Stuttgart. During this time, he worked in a judge's chambers, in the M&A practice of a major German law firm and obtained further training at the German Federal University of Administrative Sciences in Speyer. 

Martin is a founding member of the Rotary e-Club of Bavaria International and the president of Urlaubskinder e.V., a charitable organisation that organizes camps for underprivileged children from all over Germany and Austria.

Education and admissions

Education

Second State Exam in Law, Higher Regional Court of Stuttgart, 2013

LL.M., University of Edinburgh, 2010

First State Exam in Law, Leipzig University, 2009

Memberships

German Institution for Arbitration (DIS40)

Representative experience

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

Representing a leading leasing company with respect to the enforcement of contractual rights in connection with leasing agreements.

Advising a German globally acting chemical company (MDAX) in disputes against a number of different customers from the solar industry.

Advising the insolvency administrator of a globally acting memory chip manufacturer in claw-back proceedings against a former competitor.

Representing a leading producer of specialty metal products in appraisal proceedings initiated by about 80 former shareholders after a squeeze-out of minority shareholders.

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