Hoefling

Dr. Tobias Höfling

Associate
Baker & McKenzie Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten und Steuerberatern mbB

Biography

Dr. Tobias Höfling is a senior associate in Baker McKenzie’s Frankfurt office. He joined the Firm in 2013, after having previously worked for the Firm as a research assistant in 2011 and 2012. In 2010, Tobias was a research assistant at the Institute for Law Teaching at the University of Passau.

Practice Focus

Tobias advises clients on international arbitration and litigation matters. Tobias has a special expertise in disputes related to major infrastructure projects such as power plants, offshore wind farms and underground gas storages. His second main area of practice are commercial and corporate disputes including appraisal proceedings and actions for annulment of shareholders’ resolutions.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Represented a German utility company in a >EUR 1 billion ICC arbitration over power plant construction.

  • Represented a shareholder in a >EUR 100 million DIS arbitration over a joint venture in the gas industry.

  • Represented a multinational company in a >EUR 300 million dispute concerning a large manufacturing project of rolling stock. 

  • Represents a client in a appraisal proceedings after the conclusion of a domination, profit and loss transfer agreement.

  • Represents a corporation in several disputes with its former managing director and shareholder with regard to the challenge of supervisory board resolutions.

  • Represents a mechanical engineering company in dispute with sales agents.

  • Represents an international financial bank defending against enforcement actions.

Professional Honors

  • Rising Stars in Commercial Arbitration in Germany, Experts Guides 2019

Admissions

  • Germany (2013)

Education

  • Oberlandesgericht Frankfurt am Main (Assessor Exam) (2013)
  • University of Passau (Dr. iur.) (2012)
  • University of Passau (Referendar Exam) (2010)
  • Monash University (2007)

Languages

  • English
  • German

Previous Offices

  • Munich

Author, "Haftung der Europäischen Union wegen überlanger Verfahrensdauer und fehlerhafter Anwendung von EU-Recht," IWRZ 2/2020, 36

Author, "Die (un)mögliche Suche nach der Wahrheit bei der Unternehmensbewertung in Spruchverfahren," NZG 2020, 136

Author, "Gesprächskreis „Investitionsrecht und -schiedsgerichtsbarkeit“ – 14. Jahrestreffen 2018," SchiedsVZ 2019, 86

Author, "Entmachtung der Schiedsgerichte?," NJW-aktuell 40/2018 

Author, "Rise oft the (legal) machines?", KiR 2/2018