Dr. Thiemo Schäfer focuses his practice on dispute resolution and commercial contracts.

Thiemo has extensive experience in national and international commercial and insolvency law disputes as well as in the defense of managers and directors against liability claims (D&O). He also advises companies on the drafting, negotiation, implementation and enforcement of international commercial contracts especially in the automotive industry.

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  • Representating the director of an insolvent AG in the defense against liability claims against the insolvency administrator
  • Representating of an insolvency administrator in the enforcement of payment claims in several GMAA arbitration proceedings
  • Representating a British company operating in the steel industry in a legal dispute with a German supplier
  • Providing ongoing advice to various international companies regarding drafting and implementation of standard contracts, particularly in the automotive industry


Higher Regional Court of Cologne, Second State Exam, 2013
University of Cologne, Dr. jur. (PhD), 2012
University of Cologne, LLM, 2010
University of Cologne, First State Exam, 2009


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Dr. Thiemo Schäfer

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