Dr. Sarah Ganz
Dr. Sarah Ganz is a senior associate in the Litigation/Controversy Department, and a member of the International Arbitration Practice Group. She joined the firm in 2009.
Dr. Ganz specializes in international arbitration and litigation. She has represented clients in disputes governed by a broad variety of substantive and procedural laws, of both civil and common law jurisdictions. She has acted as counsel in institutional as well as ad hoc arbitrations including proceedings under the ICC, UNCITRAL, DIS and Vienna Rules. In addition to international commercial arbitrations, her practice includes the representation of investors and states in investment treaty disputes.
Dr. Ganz advises clients across a wide range of commercial and industrial sectors, including telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, energy, and oil and gas.
- Telecom joint venture dispute – represented a leading telecommunications company in a series of joint venture disputes in Eastern Europe under the Vienna Rules, sited in Vienna, with an amount in dispute of several billion euros
- M&A dispute – represented a leading electronics manufacturer in a dispute arising from a share purchase agreement, sited in Zurich
- Joint venture dispute – represented a major European telecommunications company in an arbitration involving the break-up of a joint venture under the ICC Rules, sited in Geneva
- Investment protection – advised a telecommunications company on protection under applicable bilateral investment treaties
Dr. Ganz is a member of the ICC Young Arbitrators Forum (YAF), the German Institution of Arbitration (DIS and DIS Below 40), the LCIA Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG) and the Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA Below 40).
Second State Exam, Munich Higher Regional Court, 2008
Dr jur, magna cum laude, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, 2008
M. Jur., with Distinction, University of Oxford, 2005
First State Exam, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, 2004
Licence en droit, with Distinction, Université Panthéon-Assas (Paris II), 2001
England and Wales, Solicitor
Munich Higher Regional Court