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Laura Johanna Schmidt, Associate

Laura Johanna Schmidt




English, German

Practice areas

  • Commercial agreements
  • Commercial litigation
  • Corporate
  • Diversified industrials
  • Executive employment issues
  • Franchising and distribution arrangements
  • International trade
  • Litigation and dispute management
  • Retail

Practice notes

Laura is an associate in the Litigation practice group in our Munich office.

She represents clients in proceedings before court as well as out of court in various areas of commercial and corporate law, namely in shareholder disputes and disputes arising from purchase contracts and contracts for work and services. Moreover, she advises clients on matters regarding commercial agency, distributor and franchise law.

After studying law at Kiel University and completing her legal traineeship in Kiel and in Flensburg, Laura first worked for a law firm in Northern Germany specialised in commercial and franchise law for which she represented clients in legal proceedings all over Germany. Following this, she worked for a major German commercial law firm within the framework of insolvency proceedings as well as in a prominent commercial law litigation project. Due to the numerous legal proceedings in this context, Laura has extensive litigation experience and has successfully resolved a major part of possible situations before Regional and Higher Regional Courts.

Laura's recent experience includes:

  • advising within the framework of a dispute between two system partners in franchise-law matters
  • advising within the framework of a competition law dispute of a former managing shareholder regarding employee leasing
  • conducting proceedings for a major car manufacturer
  • conducting proceedings regarding and advising on a dispute between shareholders and managing directors of a medium-sized GmbH