Ahrens, Jan-Michael

RA Dr. LL.M.

b. 1971

Current activity

Principal Counsel Dispute Resolution

Professional focus

Automotive Sector
Banking and Finance
Construction/Engineering
Biotechnology
Chemistry
Electronics
Energy and power
Research and Development
M&A
Gas and Oil
Intellectual Property
Trade
Infrastructure and Transport
Information Technology (IT)
Joint Ventures/Consortia/Shareholder Agreements
Metals and Mining
Pharmaceuticals
Project management
Telecommunications
Distribution and franchise

Areas of law

Adjudication/Dispute Boards
Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
Construction law
Civil law
Common law
EU law
Corporate law
Commercial law
International investment law
Private international law
International economic law
IT law
Licensing/Franchise law
Mediation
Conciliation
Contract law
Public international law

My career

  • 2009- Principal Counsel Dispute Resolution, zuvor Syndikus und Head of Litigation (Infrastructure & Cities), Siemens AG und Siemens Mobility GmbH
  • 2008-09 Legal Counsel, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt
  • 2002-08 Senior Associate, Int'l Arbitration, Lenz & Staehelin, Genf
  • 2006 Anwaltszulassung Schweiz, England
  • 2002 2. Juristisches Staatsexamen, Anwaltszulassung, Berlin
  • 1999 LL.M., Genf und Lausanne
  • 1997 / 2001 1. Juristisches Staatsexamen und Dr. iur., Freiburg

Arbitration experience

Etliche Verfahren als Schiedsrichter (nach ICC, DIS und Swiss Rules, in deutscher, englischer und französischer Sprache) sowie zahlreiche Verfahren weltweit als Parteivertreter oder verantwortlicher Syndikus

Publications

  • Dispute Boards - ADR-Verfahren im Vergleich, ZKM 2013, 72
  • Escalation Clauses – Stairway to Heaven or Highway to Hell?, in: Müller/Rigozzi (eds.), New Developments in Int'l Arbitration, Zurich 2010, p. 173
  • The 'Group of Companies Doctrine' – Where Is It Heading?, Am. Rev. Int’l Arb. 2006, 73
  • Wettbewerbsrecht und Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit in der Schweiz: Eine Würdigung des Entscheids des Bundesgerichts vom 8. März 2006, SchiedsVZ 2006, 182
  • Variations on the ‘Group of Companies’ Theme, CAA Arb. J. 2005, 1
  • Zur Anfechtbarkeit von Teil-, Vor- und Zwischenschiedssprüchen, ASA Bull. 2005, 300
  • Die subjektive Reichweite internationaler Schiedsvereinbarungen und ihre Erstreckung in der Unternehmensgruppe, Diss. Freiburg 2001, Frankfurt a.M. 2001

Languages

German
English
French
Italian
Spanish

Memberships

  • DIS
  • ASA
  • ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR

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