Roland Kläger is “an up-and-coming name in the arbitration market”, recognised as “a stellar lawyer” with “a reputation for winning the most difficult cases for his clients”.
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 frequently appointed as arbitrator by parties and arbitral institutions (sole arbitrator, co-arbitrator, president). He also acts as experienced and versed counsel in international arbitration proceedings and has been successful in numerous important arbitration cases under various arbitration rules (eg, ICC, DIS, VIAC, UNCITRAL, DIA, AAA, ad hoc). In addition, he represents clients before German courts in commercial disputes and in arbitration-related proceedings. He is recommended for his work as counsel and arbitrator by Best Lawyers, The Legal 500 and other directories.
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, joint ventures, licensing agreements, sale and distribution systems, as well as development and consultancy agreements.
Dr Kläger currently serves as ICC YAF Representative for Europe and Russia, and previously chaired the DIS40 in Stuttgart. He is a also member of the DIS, YAAP, YIAG, Young ICSID, the International Law Association, and a co-founder of the International Litigation Exchange (ILEX). He regularly teaches and publishes in the fields of international commercial and investment arbitration, 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).