- Administrative law
- Bank and capital market law
- Commercial law
- Construction law
- Corporate law (M&A)
- Criminal law
- Inheritance law
- Insolvency law
- Intellectual property law
- IT law
- Maritime law
- Real estate law
- Tax law
- Bank and financial services
- Energy and infrastructure
- Media, advertising and telecommunication
- Public policy
- Real estate
- Logistics and transportation
As arbitrator: Chairman, sole arbitrator, co-arbitrator or arbitrator in more than 45 international and national arbitration cases (ad hoc and various rules and institutions), Conciliation and Mediation.
Subjects of arbitration proceedings: International trade; accounting; acquisitions; banking; company law, competition; construction; consultant contracts (management, sciences, software); corporate; financing; it law, joint ventures; law firms; licensing; port-firms; public relation; real estate; stock investments; taxation; transport; transshipment; valuation of real estate and enterprises; various products and branches of industry; more than 12 countries.
Activities abroad in Bulgaria, France, Great Britain, Italy, Liechtenstein, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland.
1978 Graduation in business studies ("Diplom-Kaufmann"); 1980 Second state examination in law; 1980-1988 Judge at the Hamburg Regional Superior Court ("Landgericht Hamburg", original and appellate jurisdiction in civil and criminal cases); 1987-1991 Assignment to the Federal Fiscal Court in Munich ("Bundesfinanzhof") as assistant judge; since 1984 Monitoring of notaries; since 1988 Judge, since 2003 Presiding Judge at the Hamburg Fiscal Court ("Finanzgericht Hamburg"), retired 2018; since 1994 Arbitrator; Court of Arbitration of the Hamburg Chamber of Commerce; 1999-2004 Deputy Member, 2004-2010 Member of the Hamburg Constitutional Court ("Hamburgisches Verfassungsgericht"); since 2000 Examiner, since 2015 Presiding Examiner Second state examination in law; since 20018 Lawyer and Tax Advisor
- German Institution of Arbitration / Deutsche Institution für Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit (DIS)
- German Maritime Arbitration Association (GMAA)
- Deutsche Gesellschaft für Transportrecht (DGTR)
- Gesellschaft Hamburger Juristen (GHJ)
Hundreds of judgements, awards, reviews and articles concerning tax law, commercial law and constitutional law. Contribution to a textbook on procedural law and to a loose-leaf commentary on double taxation and tax information exchange.
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