Michael Rohls

Michael Rohls

Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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Dr Michael Rohls is head of dispute resolution, continental Europe at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. He studied in Frankfurt, Berkeley and London, and has a Dr iur from the University of Frankfurt and an LLM from the University of California at Berkeley. Michael joined Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in Frankfurt as a Rechtsanwalt in 2002 and moved to the Munich office in 2011.

Michael’s work focuses on three areas: (1) international post-M&A disputes (ICC, DIS, LCIA and others) and related portfolio work, mainly for global financial investors and private equity companies; (2) financial institution disputes (e.g., BayernLB v. HETA regarding repayment of loans in the amount of €8 billion, Clerical Medical/Scottish Widows against one of the largest German mass claims, defences of mis-selling claims in connection with swaps and derivatives, and defences against damages claims in connection with alleged LIBOR manipulations); and (3) defence of national and international collective redress claims.

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