Roland Kläger is “a very smart and knowledgeable lawyer” who stands out as “an up-and-coming arbitration practitioner in Germany”.
Dr Roland Kläger is a partner in the arbitration practice of Haver & Mailänder and a specialist in international commercial and investment arbitration.
Dr Kläger is regularly appointed as arbitrator by parties and arbitral institutions, and he acts as experienced and versed counsel in international and national arbitration proceedings. He has been successful in numerous important arbitration cases under various arbitration rules, including expedited procedure rules and emergency arbitrator rules. In addition, he represents clients before domestic courts in commercial disputes and in arbitration-related proceedings concerning the recognition, enforcement or challenge of arbitral awards, as well as in jurisdictional disputes. He has been recommended by The Legal 500 for arbitration and commercial conflicts.
Dr Kläger’s practice focuses on, inter alia, industrial disputes, often involving technically and legally complex problems requiring a time- and cost-efficient solution, with recent disputes concerning, in particular, the automotive, energy, electronics, solar and chemistry sectors, and involving matters of product liability and recalls, supply security, post-M&A, licensing agreements, and sale and distribution systems, as well as development and consultancy agreements.
Dr Kläger was chair of the DIS40 in Stuttgart, is co-founder of the International Litigation Exchange (ILEX) and a member of the DIS, ICC YAF, YIAG, Young ICSID, and the International Law Association. He regularly publishes in the fields of international law and arbitration (eg, “Fair and Equitable Treatment” in International Investment Law, CUP 2011), hosts arbitration events and speaks at conferences. Dr Kläger graduated from the universities of Freiburg and Tübingen (Dr iur) and was a visiting fellow at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law (University of Cambridge).