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Dr. Katharina Shingler


Automotive | Commercial litigation | Energy | Industrials | International arbitration | Investigations | Mass claims |

Highly recommended! Keeps the overview at all times in very complex litigations, very solution-orientated and accurate, excellently structured, positive vibe.


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About Dr. Katharina Shingler

Katharina Shingler represents global businesses in complex disputes and advises in connection with internal investigations and compliance.

Her clients include industrial corporates from a variety of different business sectors and financial institutions. Her practice covers large-scale litigation and arbitration proceedings, mass litigation and class actions and the related advice on strategic and commercial aspects, as well as legal project management. She also regularly acts at the interface between civil litigation and internal investigations.

Katharina speaks German and English.

Recent work

  • Advising a global industrial client regarding a complex international dispute on a profit-sharing agreement with a supplier

  • Conducting a highly complex cross-border investigation for a global industrial client on behalf of the supervisory board into allegations of potential non-compliance with regulatory requirements for various industrials products and representing the client vis-á-vis regulators and other authorities in various countries

  • Acting for Volkswagen in its defence against customer claims arising from the global recall of VW diesel vehicles in relation to the emission of nitrous oxides

  • Advising various major national and international banks regarding investor disputes

  • Representing a provider of gas caverns in an arbitration proceeding against a construction company

  • Advising various banks and financial institutions during investigations into alleged misconduct, and systems and controls issues

  • Representing airberlin in ‎litigation against the airport BER regarding its delayed opening


  • University of Würzburg, Germany (Dr. iur.)
  • University of Birmingham, UK (LL.M. in international commercial law with distinction, DAAD Scholar)
  • Rechtsanwältin, Germany