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About Dr. Maximilian Menn

Maximilian specialises in internal investigations, litigation and arbitration.

He advises and represents national and international companies and financial institutions in all areas of business and commercial law as well as in criminal law matters.

He speaks German and English.

Recent work

Acting for banks and financial institutions in litigation proceedings arising from the sale of swaps and structured products

Acting for Volkswagen in its worldwide defence (except for the US and Canada) against customer claims arising from the global recall of VW diesel vehicles in relation to the emission of nitrous oxides

Representing a major airline in litigation regarding the prepayment practice for airline tickets leading to a landmark decision of the German Supreme Court (BGH NJW 2016, 2404)

Representing a provider of gas caverns in several arbitrations against a construction company



  • Universities of Passau and Münster (law)
  • University of Münster, (doctor of law) 
  • Legal Traineeship (Referendariat) at Higher Regional Court of Frankfurt and German Embassy in Canberra, Australia

Professional qualifications

  • Rechtsanwalt, Germany