Born in 1960 in Nuremberg




Law degree from Erlangen University, distinction in second state law examination in Munich
Lecturing Training at Hoge School in Rotterdam, The Netherlands


1987 German Embassy in The Hague

1988 - 1992 Lawyer in Law Firm in Kleve, Germany

1992 – 2001 Lived in The Netherlands

1999 – 2000 Lecturing in The Netherlands

2001 Foerster+Rutow


German, Dutch, English, French

Areas of Practice

International Private law, European law, Commercial law, German and International Arbitration, Tendering procedure, Public Private Partnership (PPP), BOT models, Contract law, Mergers and Acquisitions, Medical and Pharmaceutical Law

Professional Memberships

EUCON - Europäisches Institut für Conflict Management e.V. (European Institute for Conflict Management)
Heidelberg Centre for International Dispute Resolution
DIS Deutsche Institution für Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit e.V. (The German Institution of Arbitration)
Forum MedTech Pharma e. V.


Co-Author: Dr Klaus Lionnet and Annette Lionnet, Handbuchs der internationalen und nationalen Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit, 3rd Edition 2005

Recht des Einkaufs

Allgemeines Wirtschaftsrecht

Doing Business in Germany

Arbitration in Germany