Alfried Heidbrink
Tel. +49 (0)30 8140 7154-0
Fax +49 (0)30 8140 7154-9
heidbrink@gh-law.de
Rechtsanwalt (attorney-at-law/solicitor)

Practice Focus

Service as arbitrator; counsel in litigation and arbitration proceedings
(in particular, post-M&A, D&O, banking and financial, corporate and
commercial, insolvency, and professional liability disputes); business
transactions; complex commercial contracts; advice on corporate,
commercial and insolvency law

Professional Experience
Associate, Bruckhaus Westrick Stegemann, Frankfurt/New York/Berlin (1992-1996)
Partner, Bruckhaus Westrick Stegemann/Bruckhaus Westrick Heller Löber/Freshfields
Bruckhaus Deringer, Berlin (1997-2006)
Partner, lindenpartners, Berlin (2006-2012)

Education
Legal studies, Bonn/Germany and Geneva/Switzerland (1982-1986)
Research and teaching assistant, Chair of German Civil Law, Private International
Law, and Comparative Law, Geneva, University of Geneva (1987-1988)
Legal traineeship, Berlin, Frankfurt and Washington, D.C. (1988-1991)
Award of doctoral degree/Ph.D. equivalent, University of Bonn (1989)
Graduate legal studies (LL.M. degree) at the University of Miami School of
Law, Coral Gables, FL (1991-1992)

Memberships
German Institution of Arbitration
International Bar Association
American Bar Association

Languages
German, English, French, Spanish

English-Language Publications
  • Case Note: German Appellate Court Prohibits Service of "Civil" Complaint by New Zealand Competition Commission Seeking Antitrust Fines, The International Dispute Resolution News, Fall 2010, 45
  • Germany: Failed to File? Go Directly to Jail!, ABI Journal, December/January 2006, 18
  • "Asset-Based" Jurisdiction – The Long Arm of German Courts, International Law News, Winter 2006, 12
  • Report on Germany, Country Status Reports on EU Insolvency Regulation; Three Years in Force, European Company Law, June 2005, 66
  • The Remuneration of Insolvency Administrators in Germany, INSOL World, First Quarter 2005, 6
  • Securities Litigation – A View from Germany, Securities Litigation, Vol. 1, No. 4, November 2004, 15