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RA Dr. Dirk-Reiner Martens

Agnesstr. 14
80798 München

Fon+49 (0) 89 45244220
Fax+49 (0) 89 452442299
German, Berlin 1942

Present Position

Training / Professional Experience
Universities of Munich and Paris, trainee lawyer (Referendar) in Munich, PhD at the University of Hamburg, training as mediator (Deutsche Anwalt-Akademie).

1971-2009 Partner with Beiten Burkhardt Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH (and predecessor law firms), in charge of the firm's international relations, member of the dispute resolution department as well as head of the sports law team; founding partner of Martens Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH in Munich, 2009.

Lecturer for international commercial arbitration at Bucerius Law School, Hamburg (2009-2012).

Recommended by Handelsblatt / Best Lawyers – Deutschlands beste Anwälte 2014 in the practice area of arbitration and mediation.

Areas of specialisation
Dispute resolution, sports law and corporate and commercial law

Arbitral experience
Involved in more than 150 national and international arbitrations (mainly as arbitrator), ad-hoc (incl. UNCITRAL-Rules) as well as institutional proceedings (ICC, AAA, DIS, Zurich Chamber of Commerce, European Court of Arbitration, Court of Arbitration for Sport, DIS-Sportschiedsgericht). Creation of innovative dispute resolution mechanisms (in particular, the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (BAT), a court of arbitration under Swiss law with approx. 140 new requests for arbitration per annum).
Subject matters of the arbitration proceedings: inter alia infrastructure projects, international trade, European antitrust law, general contract law, corporate and commercial law, sports law

Membership in professional associations
Inter alia German Institution of Arbitration (DIS), International Bar Association (IBA), American Arbitration Association (AAA), JAMS International (Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Services), Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (CRCICA), Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS)

For publications go to: http://www.martens-lawyers.com/en/publications/dr-dirk-reiner-martens.html

Language Skills
German, English, French, Italian and Spanish

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