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About Dr. Katharina Niemz

Katharina Niemz represents German and international clients in complex domestic and cross-border disputes. She has experience representing companies both in German state court proceedings as well as in ICC and DIS arbitrations under German law. Katharina advises and represents clients in all areas of business and commercial law.

Recent work

Advising and representing

  • a leading social media platform concerning claims brought by German customers;

  • a lessor of aircraft in civil litigation against a German lessee operating business jets relating to claims for repossession and damages;

  • a German provider of gas caverns in a DIS arbitration against a construction company;

  • the Dubai subsidiary of leading automobile manufacturers in an ICC arbitration against a former distribution partner.


  • Attorney-at-law (Rechtsanwältin), Germany

  • Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany (Dr. iur.)

  • De Montfort University Leicester, UK (LL.M. Business Law)

  • Legal training (Referendariat) ath the Higher Regional Court Frankfurt am Main, Germany, and (inter alia) at the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Los Angeles, USA, and at the Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection in Berlin, Germany