Antje Baumann is one of Germany´s leading arbitration practitioners. In 2018, she received the prestigious “Lawyer of the Year Award” from the German daily newspaper Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers. Being dual qualifiedasa lawyer in Germany and in the United States (New York), she has handled more than 80 arbitrations as counsel, chairman, and party-appointed arbitrator, interalia under the Rules of the ICC, DIS, SIAC, and under UNCITRAL/ad hoc rules.
Antje started her career in the international arbitration practice of Fresh fieldsBruckhausDeringer. She now runs her own law firm, BAUMANN Resolving Disputes, in Hamburg. Antje holds a PhD from the University of Osnabrueck and a Master of Laws degree (LLM) from the University of California at Berkeley. She teaches arbitration and dispute resolution at the University of Osnabrueck and M&A disputes at Bucerius Law School, Hamburg.
Antje is particularly experienced in corporate disputes such as joint-ventureor Post M&A disputes as well as in disputes involving difficult technical issues, e.g. in connection with foundries, furnaces, shippropulsionortrains. Additional are as of expertise are energy related (gas and electricity supply and trading contracts, gas storage) and licensing disputes.
Litigation and international arbitration with a particular focus on:
- corporate disputes (i.a. Joint-Venture, Post M&A)
- Advisors‘ and officers‘ liability (incl. D&O)
- Energy Arbitration (i.a. gas supply and storagecontracts)
- General industriessector (foundries and furnaces, propulsion etc.)