Martin Strauch, LL.M. (Edinburgh)
As an associate in Hogan Lovells' Munich Litigation and Arbitration Group, 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.
Areas of Focus
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 of a leading leasing company with respect to the enforcement of contractual rights in connection with leasing agreements.
Advising the insolvency administrator of a globally acting memory chip manufacturer in claw-back proceedings against a former competitor with regard to the sale of the stakes in a Joint Venture that runs one of the most modern memory chip production sites.
Representing a leading producer of specialty metal products in appraisal proceedings initiated by about 80 former shareholders against our client after a squeeze-out of minority shareholders pursuant to the provisions of German Reorganization of Companies Act.