Tilman Niedermaier is “one of the rising stars in the German arbitration market” who “always displays very strong advocacy skills while keeping his composure and calm”. Sources consider him “a very knowledgeable arbitration specialist”.
Tilman Niedermaier is a partner in the dispute resolution department of CMS Hasche Sigle in Munich. His practice focuses on complex transborder disputes.
Tilman specialises in corporate and commercial as well as international investment disputes. He regularly advises and represents clients on matters related to acquisitions, joint ventures and large-scale projects, including the automotive, aerospace/defence, renewable energy and telecommunication sectors. In the recent past, Tilman acted as counsel in a series of post-merger arbitrations. Tilman also sits as an arbitrator. Tilman's experience as counsel and arbitrator extends to arbitrations under various institutional and ad hoc rules.
Tilman studied at the universities of Munich and Geneva. He holds a master’s degree from the University of Chicago and a doctoral degree from the University of Göttingen. As well as speaking German, Tilman is fluent in English and French.
Tilman regularly publishes in the field of international arbitration and is a frequent speaker at international conferences. He is a lecturer at the University of Halle-Wittenberg. Tilman is a member of the advisory board of the Munich IP Dispute Resolution Forum and of the steering committee of IBA Arb40. Tilman is listed as an arbitrator at the German Court of Arbitration for Sport.
Tilman’s recent publications include: “UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules” in Institutional Arbitration (co-authored by Paolo Michele Patocchi; edited by Rolf A Schütze, Chapter XVI, C H Beck, Hart Publishing, Nomos, forthcoming); “Renewable Energy Disputes” in International Arbitration in the Energy Sector (co-authored by Simon Manner; edited by Maxi Scherer; Chapter 5, Oxford University Press, 2018); “Arbitration in the United States” in International Commercial Arbitration (edited by Stephan Balthasar; Chapter 19, C H Beck, Hart Publishing, Nomos 2016).