Sebastian advises national and international clients on the resolution of disputes in arbitration and state court proceedings.

He focuses on providing legal advice in connection with the enforcement of claims against managers and defending managers from such claims. His practice further includes the resolution of disputes arising from joint ventures, large construction projects and other commercial relationships. Sebastian particularly also engages in the resolution of complex shareholders' disputes.

Besides his dispute resolution practice Sebastian has profound experience in advising clients on M&A transactions and general corporate law matters.

Prior to joining Orrick Sebastian was working as Senior Associate at the Munich office of Hengeler Mueller and Foreign Associate at the Toronto office of Stikeman Elliott.

  • Dispute Resolution

    • Advising / representing an Italian group of companies in ICC arbitration proceedings with place of arbitration in Munich;
    • Advising / representing an insolvency administrator in multinational damage compensation proceedings against Bilfinger SE;
    • Advising / defending an Arabic state against damage compensation claims based on an alleged breach of a development contract in state court proceedings;
    • Advising / defending a US group of companies against damage compensation claims based on an alleged breach of a joint venture-agreement in VIAC arbitration proceedings with place of arbitration in Vienna;
    • Advising / representing a German industrialist in VIAC arbitration proceedings on a breach of an agreement on the protection of investments with place of arbitration in Vienna;
    • Advising / representing a German DAX listed company in ICC arbitration proceedings with place of arbitration in South America;
    • Advising / defending a Swedish consumer goods manufacturer against damage compensation claims based on an alleged breach of a development agreement in arbitration proceedings before the Waren-Verein der Hamburger Boerse e.V.;
    • Advising / defending a manager against compensation claims based on an alleged breach of his duties raised by shareholders in state court proceedings;

    M&A

    • Advising Capvis on the acquisition of Ondal Medical Systems;
    • Advising Waterland Private Equity on the acquisition of MEDIAN group of clinics;
    • Advising EPH on the acquisition of the lignite business from Vattenfall;

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