Dr. Klaus Günther, LL.M. (Berkeley)

  of Counsel
  Attorney (Rechtsanwalt)
Languages German, English
Practice Areas Corporate / M&A / Litigation and Arbitration
Telephone +49 221 2091 500
Telefax +49 221 2091 333

Klaus Günther specialises in the counselling of German and foreign companies and entrepreneurs in matters of commercial law. He also has extensive experience both as an arbitrator and as a legal representative in large-scale arbitration proceedings in the areas M&A, joint ventures, energy, plant engineering and construction, the aircraft industry and general contractual relations, inter alia pursuant to ICC, DIS and LCIA Rules as well as in ad-hoc proceedings. He has regularly gained recognition for his arbitration experience.

Career / Education

Klaus Günther has been of Counsel at Oppenhoff & Partner since March 2008. From 1977 onwards he was a partner of Oppenhoff & Rädler and subsequently of Linklaters LLP. He studied law at the Universities of Munich and Cologne (Dr. iur.). He received the degree of a Master of Laws (LL.M.) from the University of California, Berkeley. He is a member of the German-American Lawyers’ Association (former President, honorary member), of the International Bar Association (Committees on Arbitration and ADR and on International Sales) and of the Commission on Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce, Paris (Delegate for Germany) und has published works, particularly in the field of arbitration.