International law

We understand your position in global competition and its challenges. Our experts in international law have more than 25 years of experience, both in handling complex international transactions and in representing clients in complex cross-border proceedings before courts and arbitration tribunals. We support clients not only in Germany, but also – and especially – abroad. We are specialists for international business law. Aside from German, we speak English, French, Spanish, Polish, and Greek.

Our offices in Germany, Paris (France) and Beijing (China) are designed to meet the international needs of our German and foreign clients. For legal issues outside of Germany, France or China, we can rely on our partners within the international network PANGEA NET ( or on our foreign contacts, some of whom we have collaborated with for decades. As a founding member of PANGEA NET, we are perfectly positioned to solve the tasks at hand in our clients' best interest through high-quality services which are developed in cooperation with our cooperating law firms from PANGEA NET. This allows us to support you comprehensively and across all regions in your international activities.


Export and import, international distribution

  • International purchase agreements, UN Convention of Contracts for the International Sale of Goods
  • International agency agreements
  • International distributor contracts
  • International General Terms of Purchase and Sale
  • Letters of credit
  • International bank guarantees
  • International collateralization of credits on goods
  • International sales tax law

International transfer of trade marks and technology

  • National and international application and management of trade marks
  • International trade mark strategies
  • International defense against pirated copies
  • International know-how protection
  • International patent license agreements
  • International know-how agreements
  • International mixed license agreements
  • Sale of IP
  • International non-disclosure agreements

International direct investments

  • Foundation of subsidiaries abroad
  • International tax law
  • Joint Ventures
  • International purchase and sale of companies
  • Management of participations abroad
  • Establishment of holding structures
  • Posting of employees
  • International labor law

International proceedings and arbitration

  • Litigation abroad
  • Enforcement of claims against foreign debtors
  • International arbitration proceedings (as party representative and arbitrator)
  • Strategies for the prevention of proceedings and reduction of risks