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Dr. Sörren Kiene

Lawyer
Solicitor (England & Wales)
Certified Specialized Attorney in International Business Law

Location Gütersloh
T +49 5241 5358 - 0
F +49 5241 5358 - 40
E soerren.kiene@brandi.net
Foreign language: English

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About me

  • Born in 1978
  • Legal studies at the University of Münster
  • First Exam ("1. Staatsexamen") in 2005
  • Research associate at Centre for European Private Law (CEP) and at the Institute for International Business Law at the University of Münster
  • Scholarship recipient for the EC-funded "Uniform Terminology for European Private Law" research network, University of Warsaw (2005)
  • Guest lectureship at Beijing University of Political Science and Law (June 2007)
  • Second (Bar) Exam ("2. Staatsexamen") in 2009
  • Bar admission and Doctor of Law (Dr. jur.) in 2010
  • Joined the firm in 2010
  • Visiting lecturer at the Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences, 2011 - 2014
  • Solicitor (England & Wales) since 2014
  • Certified Specialized Attorney in International Business Law since 2016

Competence

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

  • 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 transfer of trade marks and technology

  • International non-disclosure 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

Mediation and arbitration

Arbitration

  • Activity as arbitrator in national and international arbitration
  • Representation in national and international arbitration
  • Preparation of arbitration agreements
  • Acknowledgment and enforcement of arbitration awards

Publications

Contributions to books

  • Delivery of Goods, in: DiMatteo/Janssen/Magnus/Schulze (Hrsg.),
    International Sales Law – Second Edition, Hart Publishing, Kemp House, Chawley Park, Cumnor Hill, Oxford, OX2 9PH 2021, S. 366-387
  • German Civil Code - Kommentar zum Bürgerlichen Gesetzbuch, §§ 759-779 BGB 2020
  • Delivery of Goods, in: DiMatteo/Janssen/Magnus/Schulze (Hrsg.), International Sales Law – Contract, Principles & Practice, Baden-Baden 2016, S. 313-339
  • German Country Analysis: Part II,in: DiMatteo (Hrsg.), International Sales Law - A Global Challenge, Cambridge 2014, S. 377-398
  • Rezension zum Formularbuch zum Europäischen und Internationalen Zivilprozessrecht, herausgegeben von Peter-Andreas Brand, NJW 2011, Seite 1573
  • Beginn der Widerrufsfrist beim Haustürgeschäft - Urteilsanmerkung zur Entscheidung des BGH vom 23.09.2010, Az.: VII ZR 6/10, VuR 2011, Seite 232 -234
  • The CISG and Its General Principles, zusammen mit Dr. André Janssen, in: CISG Methodology, Janssen/Meyer (Hrsg.), München 2009, S. 261-285
  • Übersetzung der Principles of Existing EC Contract Law (Acquis Principles - Contract II) zusammen mit David Kraft, Reiner Schulze und Gerhard Dannemann, ZEuP 2007, Seite 1151-1155
  • Übersetzung der Principles of Existing EC Contract Law (Acquis Principles - Contract I) zusammen mit David Kraft, Reiner Schulze und Gerhard Dannemann, ZeuP 2007, Seite 896-908
  • Rechtsmängel im UN-Kaufrecht und das Verhältnis von Art. 30 CISG zu Art. 41, 43 CISG, IHR 2006, Seite 93-97

Monographs

  • Vertragsaufhebung und Rücktritt des Käufers im UN-Kaufrecht und BGB im Vergleich, München 2010

Memberships

  • Deutscher Anwaltsverein
  • Deutsch-Britische Juristenvereinigung