Knowing the needs of clients including economic aspects

Litigation is not only about legal issues. The procedural strategy must always keep an eye on the commercial perspective. This includes recognizing the needs of clients and to understand the economic context of the clients’ business. Due to his many years of practice as a business lawyer, Dr. Thiele knows the challenges of certain industries particularly well.

  • Renewables

  • Trade and commerce

  • Professional services

  • Automotive

  • Electronics

  • B2B

  • Insurance

  • Family Office

  • Medial technology

  • Food production

  • Maritime commerce

  • M&A / Corporate

  • Private Equity

  • Real estate / construction


Court representation of a well-known thermostat producer in an independent evidence proceeding in order to defend client against alleged warranty claims with regard to a cooling system in an administration building of a large bank

Advising and representing a large trading company in a pre-trial discovery and a subsequent lawsuit to enforce claims for damages regarding a distribution facility maintenance agreement

Advising and defending a client in a DIS arbitration against alleged warranty claims in an offshore windfarm project regarding an ICCP corrosion protection system (value of dispute: approx. EUR 6,400,000.00)

Advising and representing a hair cosmetics manufacturer in a lawsuit to recover a loan claim of approx. EUR 3 million (2 court instances)

Court representation of a company against a machinery breakdown insurance to enforce an insurance claim (value of dispute: approx. EUR 430,000.00)

Advising and court representation of a well-known Hamburg tax consulting company in complex dispute against two former directors and shareholders (issues: challenge of shareholders’ resolutions, claims for compensation due to director’s liability, redemption of shares, unauthorized perquisites, disclosure of information)

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