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Oliver Rathje is a member of the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group in Munich and Frankfurt and has more than 20 years' experience advising on contentious matters in the firm's core business areas. Oliver specialises in complex commercial and corporate litigation and arbitration, typically in multi-jurisdictional circumstances with multiple stakeholders.


  • Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2000, Second State Exam (Bar exam equivalent)
  • University of Frankfurt, Germany, 1998, First State Exam (J.D. equivalent)
  • University of Frankfurt, Germany, 1993, Study of Law

  • Germany

  • All German Local and District Courts
  • All German Higher Regional Courts

  • Munich Bar Association, Germany
  • Wistev - Wirtschaftstrafrechtliche Vereinigung e.V.
  • DIS – Deutsche Institution für Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit

  • German
  • English
  • French

Awards & Recognition

  • Recommended lawyer for Dispute Resolution "excellent know-how in litigation" in JUVE Handbook for German Commercial Law Firms 2017-2018
  • Selected through peer review for inclusion in The Best Lawyers™ in Germany and Handelsblatt for Arbitration and Mediation, 2020-2024