Oliver Korte
Partner
Certified Expert for Commercial and Corporate Law
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Personal statement
Our clients’ projects are not put into general legal fields. Rather, at SKW Schwarz, we focus on what individual projects require and collaborate across all disciplines. Our open-door culture enables that.
Oliver Korte specializes in national and international commercial and distribution law. He has extensive experience in designing contracts governing the sale or purchase of goods (such as framework contracts, distribution contracts, General Terms and Conditions). He has special expertise in matters pertaining to the termination of agency or contract dealers’ agreements, in particular to the right to compensation and to the right to dismissal. He frequently represents his clients before state courts or arbitral tribunals. He is also regularly working as an arbitrator in commercial and sales disputes. Many of his clients are operating in the wholesale and foreign trade, other sectors include food and medical devices.

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Competences


Commercial and Distribution Litigation, Arbitration & Mediation Trade and Logistics Life Sciences & Healthcare

Other activities  


Member of
  • HAC (Hamburg Arbitration Circle, Chairman)
  • DIS (German Institution of Arbitration)
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Vertriebsrecht
  • Legal Committee of the Federal Association of Wholesale and Foreign Trade (BGA)

Awards / Recommendations

JUVE Awards 2019

Law Firm of the Year for Distribution, Trade and Logistics

JUVE Handbook: German Commercial Law Firms 2019/2020

Frequently recommended lawyer in the category “Distribution Systems”

Clients about him: "analytical with great know-how, finds successful solutions", "extremely efficient and target-oriented", "fast, reliable, focused and very precise"

Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration 2019

Recommended lawyer in the category “Future Leaders – Partners”

The Legal 500: Germany 2019

Recommended lawyer in the category “Dispute Resolution: Commercial Litigation”

The Legal 500: Germany 2019

Recommended lawyer in the category “Commercial and Distribution”

“An absolute expert in his field“

JUVE Handbook: German Commercial Law Firms 2018/2019

Frequently recommended lawyer in the category “Distribution Systems”

Clients about him: “reliable and focused, highly efficient, short reaction times and well-founded, very precise briefs, conducts skillful and clear negotiations”

Handelsblatt in cooperation with Best Lawyers 2018

Germany’s Best Lawyers 2018

Recommended lawyer in the category “Litigation”

Kanzleimonitor 2017/2018

Recommended lawyer in the category “Litigation & ADR (Alternative Dispute Resolution)”

JUVE Handbook: German Commercial Law Firms 2017/2018

Frequently recommended lawyer in the category “Distribution Systems”

Client about him: “fast, precise, focused assessment, always specifically tailored to clients’ Needs”

JUVE Handbook: German Commercial Law Firms 2016/2017

Frequently recommended lawyer in the category “Distribution Law”

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