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Oliver Korte joins ADVANT Beiten as Equity Partner

Hamburg, 20 September 2023 – The international corporate law firm ADVANT Beiten strengthens its Hamburg office and wins Oliver Korte as Equity Partner. Together with Associate Helena Thiel, Mr Korte joins from SKW Schwarz as of 1 October 2023.

Oliver Korte (50) specialises in national and international commercial and distribution law. He is very experienced in drafting contracts governing the sale or purchase of goods. He has particular expertise on issues arising in connection with the termination of commercial agency or authorised dealer agreements, especially on the compensation claim and the entitlement to termination. Oliver Korte frequently represents his clients before state courts or arbitration tribunals. He also regularly acts as an arbitrator in commercial and distribution disputes. Many of his clients are active in wholesale and foreign trade, with further sector focuses in the areas of food and medical products.

"With Oliver Korte, we are adding a highly experienced colleague who is well established in the market, with proven expertise and an excellent network," says Dr Christian Ulrich Wolf, head of ADVANT Beiten's Hamburg office, adding: "Trade and distribution are firmly anchored in the Hanseatic city. With Mr Korte, we are sharpening our profile in this area in particular."

Oliver Korte comments on his move: "ADVANT Beiten stands for high quality advice and a consistent course of internationalisation. Both these aspects, but also the momentum shown in many discussions with my future colleagues, convinced me. I am very much looking forward to working together."

Mr Korte is regularly recommended by the leading legal handbooks, including being listed as a recommended lawyer in the categories of

  • Commercial Contracts (Chambers Europe 2023),
  • Arbitration/Dispute Resolution (Best Lawyers/Handelsblatt)
  • Distribution Systems (JUVE Handbuch 2023)
  • Commercial and Distribution Law: Trade, Distribution and Logistics (Legal 500)

of the respective current editions.

Public Relations
Frauke Reuther
Manager Communications
+49 (69) 75 60 95 - 570


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