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Dr. Nikolaus Wank, LL.M.

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Dr. Nikolaus Wank, LL.M.

Dr. Nikolaus Wank, LL.M.

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Nikolaus is a litigation and dispute resolution counsel based in the firm's Munich office.

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Nikolaus is a litigation and dispute resolution counsel based in the firm's Munich office.

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Nikolaus is a litigation and dispute resolution lawyer in our Munich office, focussing on complex domestic and multi-jurisdictional (re-)insurance claims and disputes. He has extensive experience of acting as coverage and defence counsel covering litigation, international arbitration, and all forms of alternative dispute resolution. In addition, Nikolaus is experienced in the general handling of insurance claims since he has been on several secondments to claims handling departments of a major insurer.

Additionally qualified as a specialist lawyer for commercial and corporate law, Nikolaus is also experienced in banking, commercial, corporate and construction disputes. He frequently advised clients in M&A projects, particularly in the insurance and financial services sector.

Nikolaus studied law in Germany (University of Regensburg; doctor iuris) and in the U.S. (University of Southern California/Los Angeles; LL.M.), and is specially certified in commercial and corporate law (Fachanwalt für Handels- und Gesellschaftsrecht). He is admitted as a lawyer (Rechtsanwalt) in Germany and as an attorney-in-law in the State of New York. 

Nikolaus has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in Germany as “One to Watch” in Arbitration and Mediation as well as Litigation practices.

Experience
  • Handling domestic and international liability cases, including product liability and professional liability cases
  • Representing insurers as monitoring and coverage counsel in numerous domestic and international D&O cases
  • Defending insured persons in D&O cases and in professional indemnity cases
  • Advising on transactions in the insurance and finance sector
Sectors

Sectors

  • Dispute Resolution & International Arbitration

  • Financial Institutions, Directors & Officers

  • Insurance & Reinsurance

Services

Services

  • Banking & Finance Litigation

  • Corporate

  • Mergers & Acquisitions

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