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Dr. Nicolas Gremminger

Baker McKenzie Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH von Rechtsanwälten und Steuerberatern


Dr. Nicolas Gremminger is a senior associate and a member of Baker McKenzie’s Dispute Resolution Practice Group in Frankfurt. Prior to becoming a Firm associate, he gained significant experience in international arbitration as a legal trainee in Baker & McKenzie.Wong & Leow in Singapore. Nicolas holds a doctoral degree from the University of Mainz, Germany. His doctoral thesis in the field of arbitration was awarded the first place of the "DIS-Förderpreis" 2017/2018 by the German Institution of Arbitration (DIS). Nicolas teaches at the University of Mannheim.

Practice Focus

Nicolas is a litigator. He advises on international arbitration and commercial litigation matters. Nicolas represents clients in cases focusing on large industrial projects, advisor liability and Post-M&A-disputes.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advising a client on a dispute regarding the construction of offshore wind farms in the North Sea.

  • Advising an insolvency administrator regarding a dispute with former advisors of the insolvency debtor.

  • Advising a client on a dispute resulting from the acquisition of a company in the healthcare sector.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • German Institution of Arbitration (DIS) - Member
  • German Initiative of Young Arbitrators (DIS40) - Member


  • Germany (2018)


  • Higher Regional Court of Koblenz (Assessor Exam) (2018)
  • Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz (Dr. iur.) (2017)
  • Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz (First State Exam) (2013)


  • English
  • German

Previous Offices

  • Singapore

Co-author (with Rebecca Liebig), "Germany: Better Think Twice – Unconditional Payments Hinder Application to Set Aside the Award," Global Arbitration News, February 2024

Co-author (with Max Oehm), "Germany: To Disclose or Not To Disclose?! Records Requests to Auditors and Tax Advisors," Global Litigation News, 14 February 2023

Co-author (with Jörg Risse), "Der Zivilprozess im Jahr 2050: interdisziplinär gedacht," Anwaltsblatt 1/2022, p. 24, reprinted in KoPra, Edition 2022, p. 43, reprinted in KonfliktDynamik 2/2022, p. 147

Co-author (with Jörg Risse), "Vattenfall-Decision Mitigates Achmea-Effect," Global Arbitration News, September 2018

Author, "Die Haftung von Schiedsorganisationen," Schriftenreihe der August Maria Berges Stiftung für Arbitrales Recht, Publishing House: Peter Lang Verlag, Berlin 2018

Co-author (with Tobias Höfling), "Behandlung eines Verfügungsbeschlusses nach Antragsrücknahme," NJW 2016, 2459

Co-author (with Jörg Risse), "The Truth About Investment Arbitration (not only) under TTIP - Four Case Studies," ASA Bulletin, Volume 33, No. 3 (2015), 465

Co-author (with Markus Altenkirch), "Parties' Preferences in International Arbitration: The Latest Statistics of the Leading Arbitral Institutions," Global Arbitration News, August 2015