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Legal 500 Deutschland, 2021
"For us, Patrick Ayad is an invaluable adviser. He not only points out the legal risks, but also finds proactive ways to develop projects." client
Patrick Ayad runs your business from a legal perspective. He is a global leading practitioner on international contract drafting, procurement, and distribution, as well as an experienced regulatory advisor. With more than 15 years of experience, Patrick brings considerable knowledge on both commercial and regulatory matters in all areas relating to the future of mobility, including Automotive and Mobility, Transportation and Logistics as well as Aerospace and Defense.
Patrick designs, reviews and negotiates your commercial contracts of all kinds. He is highly recommended for legal advice and representation of companies in the areas of international contract drafting, purchasing and sales, distribution, cooperation, research and development and licensing. In addition, he often advises in the context of corporate transactions. Patrick is an experienced speaker and publishes regularly.
Patrick leads the global MOVE Sectors at Hogan Lovells and is also head of the firm’s global Strategic Operations, Agreements and Regulation (SOAR) practice area.
According to recent sources, "Patrick Ayad has a high understanding of the mobility and automotive sectors and has deep knowledge, overview and experience." (Chambers Europe, 2023). His clients praise him as "an excellent business partner and strategic thinker" (Chambers Europe, 2023). In terms of his team, the consultancy is also "at the highest level in commercial and distribution law, as well as in the automotive sector in general." (Legal 500, 2023). Patrick is considered a "market leader" offering "excellent advice to perstigious clients on a plethora of commercial issues such as international distribution systems, product lauchnes and liability as well as supply and manufacturing agreements, often acting for car manufacturers." (Chambers Europe, 2023).
Advising Daimler AG on a mobility joint venture with BMW.
- Dr. iur., LMU Munich (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München), 2005
- M.Jur., University of Oxford, 2004
- Dipl. iur., LMU Munich (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München), 1997