Dr. DieterStrubenhoff


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With more than 20 years' experience, Dr. Dieter Strubenhoff litigates and arbitrates on behalf of clients in matters related to corporate and commercial disputes in both national and international fora. Dieter has conducted arbitration proceedings under the rules of various arbitration institutions as well as ad hoc proceedings. He also represents clients in mediations and other alternative dispute resolution proceedings. Dieter has acted as arbitrator in proceedings under the rules of the ICC, DIS, and VIAC in addition to other arbitration rules, both as chairman and as co-arbitrator.

Dieter's practice focuses on complex corporate and commercial disputes in a variety of sectors and industries. He has broad experience representing clients in disputes relating to M&A and other transactions, energy, trade, projects and construction, product liability, cartel damages, insurance recovery, and insolvencies. He also frequently represents clients in corporate litigation and compliance-related disputes. Dieter practiced several years in Moscow and has broad experience advising and representing clients in disputes relating to Russia and Central and Eastern Europe.

Dieter is a frequent speaker on litigation and arbitration-related topics and is the author of several dispute-related publications. He is a member of several legal organizations, including DIS, the Law Society in London, and the IBA (International Bar Association).


  • International healthtech group defends against alleged damage claimsJones Day represents an international healthtech group in litigation initiated by customer who alleges claims for damages resulting from asserted defects in connection with the installation of medical systems.
  • International logistics group seeks early exit from long-term cooperation agreementJones Day advised an international logistics group on a dispute with a cooperation partner about the discontinuation of a highly sensitive long-term commercial cooperation agreement.
  • Automotive supplier defends against cartel damage claimsJones Day represents an international automotive supplier in cartel damage follow-on action.
  • International renewable energy group navigates product liability complexJones Day advises international renewable energy group on high-value dispute resulting from the supply of allegedly defective solar energy components with guidance on claims against component supplier and defence against potential customer claims.
  • Leading semiconductor group defends against alleged damage claimJones Day defends leading semiconductor group in international arbitration proceedings against claims for alleged damages in relation to the development of a highly innovative microchip.
  • Industrial machine producer challenges contract revocationJones Day represents an industrial machine producer in a dispute on the revocation of a supply contract for the supply of complex industrial manufacturing systems and related payment claims.
  • Industrial equipment producer fends off liability for factory explosionJones Day successfully defended industrial equipment producer against high value claims for damages resulting from a factory explosion allegedly caused by defective components supplied by the client.
  • International industrial group settles product liability claimsJones Day advises International industrial group on product liability claims against supplier of electrical components for turbines and facilitates successful settlement.
  • Japanese industrial conglomerate settles product liability claimsJones Day represented a Japanese industrial conglomerate in relation to damage claims for the alleged supply of defective electronic components for the solar industry.
  • Aurora Resurgence sells Alltub Group to One Equity PartnersJones Day advised Aurora Resurgence in the sale of portfolio company Alltub Group to One Equity Partners.
  • Development bank advised on enforcement of facilities to Kyrgyztan borrowerJones Day advised a leading emerging market development bank on a number of complex cross-border enforcement and recognition issues in respect of a Kyrgyzstani borrower with English law facilities, but relevant security and assets in Kyrgyzstan, Germany, Russia and Uzbekistan.
  • DPD acquires DPD SystemlogistikJones Day advised DPD GeoPost (Deutschland) GmbH, a subsidiary of La Poste S.A., in its acquisition of DPD Systemlogistic GmbH & Co. KG from General Logistics Systems Germany GmbH & Co. OHG, a subsidiary of Royal Mail Group Limited.
  • European constructor disputes innovative electrical installation on offshore fixed platform for North Sea wind farmJones Day represents a European constructor in a dispute with a customer under an EPCI contract for the innovative electrical installation on an offshore fixed platform for a North Sea wind farm.
  • European holding company negotiates terms for charter partiesJones Day is advising a European holding company on terms of proposed charter parties for ships to carry iron ore, coal, oil, and oil products.
  • PLDS Germany GmbH sells business units to Magna International Inc.Jones Day advised PLDS Germany GmbH in its sale of the head-up display and electronic components business units in Wetzlar, Germany and the ultrasonic sensor business in Hsinchu, Taiwan to Magna International Inc.
  • Global car manufacturer involved in claims arising out of car glass cartelJones Day is representing a global car manufacturer in German court proceedings in connection with antitrust claims arising out of the car glass cartel.
  • Japanese industrial group seeks advice in post M&A dispute involving purchase price adjustmentsJones Day is advising and representing a Japanese industrial group in relation to a post M&A dispute on purchase price adjustments in the chemicals sector.
    • 1. November 2011
      DIS40: Die Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit in Russland und den Nachfolgestaaten der Sowjetunion – Praktische Bedeutung für internationale Unternehmen, rechtliche Besonderheiten und die Gretchenfrage nach der Vollstreckbarkeit (Arbitration in Russia and the successor states of the Soviet Union - practical relevance to international undertakings, legal particularities and the crucial question of enforceability)
    • September 24, 2010
      Ambiguous Arbitration Clauses – consequences and strategies, DIS Regional Group Baltic States