Peter Klappich

Dispute Resolution – Litigation – Arbitration ProceedingsProduct Safety and Liability

Peter Klappich


Peter Klappich specialises in advising and litigating on behalf of national and multinational pharmaceutical companies in a wide range of regulatory, competition and commercial issues. He has been involved in many major product liability cases in Germany and other European jurisdictions, including cases concerning consumer products, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, automobiles, mechanical devices and other equipment. He regularly acts for insurants and insurers in product liability policy cases and advises on product liability policy coverage reviews. In addition, he deals with product safety issues including product liability risk prevention, product recalls and the management of litigation risks.

The US-American publishing company Best Lawyers voted him to be one of the best lawyers in Germany for Litigation and Pharmaceuticals Law.


Peter is a partner of Oppenhoff. He was a partner at Oppenhoff & Rädler / Linklaters LLP from 1982 to 2007. He studied law at the Universities of Heidelberg and Cologne.


Peter Klappich


German, English

Konrad-Adenauer-Ufer 23
50668 Cologne
T +49 221 2091 651
M +49 172 2402 551