Dr. Sörren Kiene

  • Lawyer
  • Solicitor (England & Wales)
  • Certified Specialist in International Business Law

 

Office: Gütersloh
T +49 5241 5358 - 0
F +49 5241 5358 - 40
soerren.kiene(at)brandi.net
Languages: German, English

About me

  • Born in 1978
  • Legal studies at WWU Münster
  • First state examination 2005
  • Research assistant at Centre for European Private Law (CEP) and Institute for International Business Law at WWU Münster
  • Scholarship recipient, EC-funded "Uniform Terminology for European Private Law" research network, University of Warsaw (2005)
  • Guest lectureship at Beijing University of Political Science and Law (2007)
  • Second state examination 2009
  • Admission and awarded Dr. jur 2010
  • Joined the firm in 2010
  • Lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences Bielefeld since 2011
  • Solicitor of England and Wales since 2014
  • Certified Specialist in International Business Law since 2016

Expertise

    Compliance
    • Distribution law compliance
    • Assessment of distributor contracts with regard to their admissibility under cartel law
    Commercial and distribution law

    International distribution (export and import)

    • UN Convention of Contracts for the International Sale of Goods
    • International supply agreements
    • International supply framework agreements
    • Internationale order framework agreements
    • International General Terms of Purchase and Sale
    • International agency agreements
    • International distributor contracts (including distribution cartel law)
    • Non-disclosure agreements
    • Quality assurance agreements
    • Letters of credit
    • International bank guarantees
    • International collateralization of credits on goods
    • Private international law

    National distribution

    • Delivery agreements
    • Purchase agreements
    • Delivery framework agreements
    • Order framework agreements
    • General Terms of Purchase and Sale
    • Warranty regulations
    • Guarantee agreements
    • Quality assurance agreements
    • Inco terms
    • Product liability law
    • Insurance law
    • Agency agreements
    • Distributor contracts (including distribution cartel law)
    • Non-disclosure agreements

    Proceedings and arbitration proceedings

    • Litigation in Germany and abroad
    • Enforcement of claims against foreign debtors
    • International and national arbitration proceedings (as party representative and arbitrator)
    • Strategies for the prevention of proceedings and reduction of risks
    • Proceedings for the preservation of evidence, in- and out-of-court
    International law

    Export and import, international distribution

    • 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

    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

     

    Publications

    • "German Country Analysis: Part II",
      in: DiMatteo (Hrsg.), Internationales Sales Law - A Global Challenge, S. 377-398
    • Rezension zum "Formularbuch zum Europäischen und Internationalen Zivilprozessrecht", herausgegeben von Peter-Andreas Brand, NJW 2011, pp. 1573
    • Beginn der Widerrufsfrist beim Haustürgeschäft - Urteilsanmerkung zur Entscheidung des BGH vom 23.09.2010, Az.: VII ZR 6/10, VuR 2011, pp. 232 -234
    • Vertragsaufhebung und Rücktritt des Käufers im UN-Kaufrecht und BGB im Vergleich, Munich 2010
    • The CISG and Its General Principles, with Dr. André Janssen, in: CISG Methodology, Janssen/Meyer (ed.), Munich 2009, pp. 261-285
    • Translation of Principles of Existing EC Contract Law (Acquis Principles - Contract II), with David Kraft, Reiner Schulze and Gerhard Dannemann, ZeuP 2007, pp. 1151-1155
    • Translation of Principles of Existing EC Contract Law (Acquis Principles - Contract I), with David Kraft, Reiner Schulze and Gerhard Dannemann, ZeuP 2007, pp. 896-908
    • Rechtsmängel im UN-Kaufrecht und das Verhältnis von Art. 30 CISG zu Art. 41, 43 CISG, IHR 2006, pp. 93-97

    Memberships

    • Deutscher Anwaltsverein
    • German-British Jurists' Association