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About Dr. Leon Dorn

Leon specialises in litigation and arbitration. He advises and represents national and international companies in disputes concerning all areas of business and commercial law. He is a member of our Insolvency Disputes Skills Group and our Real Estate Litigation Skills Group.

He speaks German, English and French.

Recent work

Advising and representing a listed property company in a claim for damages and subsequent enforcement proceedings with the purchaser of several properties due to defects in the existing real estate

Representing an international fund manager in a dispute resulting from the insolvency of an international bank and contractual counterparty

Advising an international property investment company on the resolution of a post-M&A conflict in a joint venture for the operation of various property companies

Representing an online service provider in a model declaratory action on the validity of termination and contract renewal clauses

Defending a German insurance company against a claim in connection with the redemption of a credit loan

Advising and representing a global OEM in its worldwide defense against compliance-related customer claims brought against the OEM and its dealers


Leon completed his legal education at Bucerius Law School in Hamburg and Georgetown University in Washington D.C. He served his legal traineeship (Referendariat) at the Higher Regional Court of Hamburg with stages at the German Federal Foreign Office (German Embassy Tokyo, Japan) and at international law firms. He was admitted to the bar as Rechtsanwalt in 2021.

  • Rechtsanwalt / Attorney at law
  • Dr. iur. (Bucerius Law School, Hamburg)
  • Legal traineeship at the Higher Regional Court of Hamburg
  • Bucerius Law School Hamburg (Bachelor of Law – LL.B.), Georgetown University Washington D.C.