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Dr. Tobias Ackermann

Senior Associate
Munich

Dr. Tobias Ackermann

Tobias Ackermann is a senior associate in Hogan Lovells' Munich office. He advises clients on product safety, product liability and product-related supply chain disputes worldwide. He has relevant experience in representing clients in court proceedings on various levels. He also advises clients on cross-border product liability cases, on recalls across the globe and product compliance issues.

His industry focus lies in the automotive, transport, consumer goods, life sciences and electronic industry. Tobias assists clients in coordinating court proceedings in various countries and communicating with customers, courts, authorities and the public. He knows the challenges companies are faced with in conflicts between defending claims, enforcing own claims and maintaining the business relationship.

At the moment, Tobias is advising and representing a client in a complex product-related supply chain dispute with court proceedings, arbitration proceedings and criminal investigations in Singapore, Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Germany.

During his legal training, Tobias worked inter alia in the legal department of a world leading car manufacturer.

Areas of Focus

Representative Experience

Defending a leading manufacturer of industrial goods in a multi-jurisdictional supply chain dispute (criminal, civil and arbitration proceedings)

Defending a Tier-2 supplier in a supply chain dispute against a Tier-1 supplier following a service campaign of passenger cars

Advising a German Dax 30 company on an internal investigation in more than 50 countries worldwide including criminal law charges

Global defense of TÜV Rheinland against liability claims resulting from allegedly inappropriate certification of breast implant manufacturer P.I.P.

Advising the clients on product liability issues and coordination of an international recall in more than 30 countries

Advising and representing the client in court proceedings regarding a third-party notice against the client in a supply-chain litigation re labels

Education and admissions

Education

  • Second State Exam in Law, Saarland, 2012
  • Dr. iur., Saarland University, 2011
  • First State Exam in Law, Saarland University, 2008

Memberships

  • Rechtsanwaltskammer München
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