Nina Melzer

Nina Melzer

Senior Associate
Munich, Frankfurt

Email nina.melzer@​

Phone +49 89 290 12 0 (Munich) +49 69 962 36 0 (Frankfurt)

Fax +49 89 290 12 222 (Munich) +49 69 962 36 100 (Frankfurt)

LanguagesEnglish, German

Practice groupLitigation, Arbitration, and Employment

Nina Melzer advises national and international clients on pre-arbitral scenarios as well as on disputes before arbitral tribunals. She focuses on clients in both the life sciences and aerospace defense sectors. Nina has advised clients on post-M&A disputes as well as on disputes resulting from long-term supply contracts. Her arbitration experience includes disputes under the ICC and DIS Arbitration Rules.

Nina studied law at the University of Cologne, the University College London and the University of Sydney. During her post-graduate training at the Higher Regional Court of Cologne, Nina worked with the German-British Chamber of Commerce in London, as well as in the dispute resolution teams of international law firms in Cologne and London.

Education and admissions


Second State Exam in Law, Higher Regional Court of Cologne, 2016

First State Exam in Law, University of Cologne, 2014




Arbitral Women


Related knowledge

Supply Chain Support

Representative experience

Representing a leading pharmaceutical company in an arbitration against a Chinese supplier.

Representing a leading aerospace company in a supply chain disputes against a US supplier (ICC).

Representing an international pharmaceutical manufacturer in arbitration proceedings in relation to a long-term supply and licensing contract (ICC).

Representing a leading defense company in a post M&A arbitration concerning the earn-out (DIS).

Representing a European leading retailer in a post M&A arbitration concerning the acquisition of an online retailer (DIS).

Advising a German manufacturer regarding the prospects of success of ad-hoc arbitral proceedings against a foreign supplier.

Advising a biotech start-up in a mediation regarding a long-term licensing agreement.

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