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Birgit Wöhren
+49 40 369703-0

Profession and Position

  • Lawyer, admitted to the Bar in 2007
  • Local Partner, no partner under the German Partnership Act

Practice Areas

  • Dispute Resolution: national and international Arbitration, Litigation
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution: Mediation
  • International Trade, Contract law
  • Energy law

Education and Professional Experience

  • Universities of Bielefeld, Munich and Hamburg
  • Fordham University School of Law, New York City, USA (LL.M. in International Business and Trade Law)
  • Legal clerkship in the legal department of a publishing house in Hamburg
    Legal clerkship with an international law firm in London (UK)
  • 2011 Secondment in the legal department of a Hamburg company listed in the DAX (German share index)
  • 2007 -2014 worked with a boutique law firm for international business law


  • German, English


  • International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA)
  • German-American Lawyers Association e.V. (DAJV )
  • German-British Lawyers Association e.V. (DBJV)


  • Jansen, Justus and Beyerlein, Birgit: Germany, in: Dispute resolution clauses in international contracts - A global guide, Schulthess Verlag 2013
  • Jansen, Justus and Beyerlein, Birgit: Konfliktlösung in Familienunternehmen (Alternative Dispute Resolution in Family Businesses), BetriebsBerater 12/2012, S. 733 ff.