Dr. Peter Stankewitsch practices German law as an attorney since 1995. He works with the Frankfurt office of Baker & McKenzie LLP, where he is specialized in the field of commercial litigation and arbitration with a focus on commercial disputes connected with Russia as well as on product liability and insurance disputes. From 2003 to 2005, Peter Stankewitsch practiced at the Moscow office of Baker & McKenzie, where he advised both foreign and Russian clients in issues connected with German law, investments in Russia and international arbitration.
Peter Stankewitsch is fluent in English, French, Russian and Spanish. He frequently gives presentations on issues of International Commercial Arbitration, recent developments of German law (like on the revision of the German law of obligations) and on product liability issues. Some of his speeches were published in Russian legal journals lately. Peter Stankewitsch has written several articles on German law issues for German law journals as well as a comprehensive doctoral thesis on choice of law clauses.
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