Wolfgang Junge
Geneva
Zurich

Valentina Di Nuzzo

Assistant


valentina.dinuzzo@swlegal.ch

Wolfgang Junge is a Senior Associate in our International Arbitration Group in Geneva and in our Litigation Group in Zurich. He represents clients in complex arbitration and multi-jurisdictional state court proceedings. He has several years of experience in developing and implementing global defense strategies for corporate clients against claims resulting from compliance-related situations. He regularly acts as counsel in arbitration proceedings administered by various arbitration institutions. Wolfgang has also been appointed as an arbitrator in post M&A disputes.

Experience

  • Advised on and helped implement a global defense strategy for more than 70,000 multijurisdictional compliance-related lawsuits brought by customers against a German car manufacturer and its distribution network
  • Successfully defended a German pharmaceutical company in two parallel DIS arbitration proceedings against claims of EUR 85 million arising from an M&A transaction
  • Successfully defended the Middle Eastern branch of a large German car manufacturer in ICC proceedings against a Qatari distributor’s wrongful termination claims of USD 150 million
  • Successfully defended a Chinese-German photovoltaic investor in a SHIAC proceeding against payment claims brought by a Chinese solar cell supplier under English law
  • Represented a leading U.S. aviation supplier in a DIS arbitration in a post-M&A claim of EUR 25 million
  • Defended a “Big Four” auditing firm against remuneration claims by former partners in 12 ad hoc arbitration proceedings

Career

Professional Experience
2020
Senior Associate at Schellenberg Wittmer
2017
Principal Associate at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP in Hamburg
2013
Associate at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP in Hamburg
Education and Admission
2016
Dr. iur., Bucerius Law School
2013
Bar Admission in Germany
2013
Second State Exam, Higher Regional Court of Hamburg
2008
First State Exam, Bucerius Law School, Hamburg
2007
LL.B., Bucerius Law School, Hamburg
Additional Professional Activities
  • Lecturer at Bucerius Law School, preparatory classes for the First State Exam in Civil Law
  • Lecturer for preparatory classes for the Second State Exam in Civil Procedure Law
 

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