Matthias Kemmer | Munich | Hogan Lovells

Matthias Kemmer

Senior Associate Litigation, Arbitration, and Employment


English, German

Kemmer Matthias

Matthias Kemmer
Kemmer Matthias
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Matthias Kemmer advises German and international clients on product liability, product safety and product compliance issues. His industry focus is in the automotive, aviation, energy, and consumer goods industries.

Matthias assesses legal risks for companies as they prepare to launch innovative products. He particularly focusses on product compliance. In doing so, Matthias is particularly experienced with European and German market entry requirements for products.

In addition, Matthias' practice includes advising companies on product safety law issues and topics. In particular, he has experience in identifying product safety issues and assessing corresponding risks. In this capacity, Matthias particularly advises on implementing possible (preventive) measures in the context of a product crisis and on how to deal with authorities and possible administrative actions.

Furthermore, Matthias' activities include advising companies on product liability issues. In particular, he has experience in dealing with product liability risks and represents companies with in and out-of-court product liability claims. 

During his traineeship, Matthias worked for the German Bundestag in Berlin as well as for Hogan Lovells in London and Munich.

Representative experience

Advising a leading aviation company on certain product compliance aspects concerning the maintenance of aircrafts.

Assisting a global investment company with the acquisition of a leading company from the aerospace industry in connection with certain EU aviation issues.

Advising a leading automotive company on an internal product compliance investigation including criminal investigations.

Advising a global automobile manufacturer on product liability and product safety issues with respect to the development and product launch linked to autonomous driving.

Advising a leading international manufacturer of consumer products on product compliance issues including CE labelling requirements and authority communication.

Advising a leading high-tech company on product compliance and product safety issues linked to CNG vehicles, including the defense against product liability claims.

Advising a leading German automotive company on preventive product safety topics linked to drafting user and safety guides before the product launch.


  • Second State Exam in Law, Higher Regional Court of Munich, 2017
  • First State Exam in Law, University of Augsburg, 2015


Published Works

February 2022

Insights and Analysis

03 December 2020