Dr. Max Oehm LL.M.

Baker & McKenzie Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten und Steuerberatern mbB


Dr. Max Oehm is 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. Dr. Oehm holds a doctoral degree from the University of Mainz, Germany, and obtained a master’s degree in law at Boston University, USA, where he was awarded the American Law Outstanding Achievement Award in 2012. Dr. Oehm teaches at the University of Mannheim.

Practice Focus

Dr. Oehm is a litigator. He advises on international arbitration and commercial litigation matters. Dr. Oehm represents clients in cases focusing on large industrial projects such as power plant construction and gas storage facilities.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advising a client on a more than EUR1 billion dispute over a power plant construction.
  • Advising a shareholder on a more than EUR100 million dispute over a joint venture in the gas industry.
  • Advising a client on a dispute regarding the construction of offshore wind farms in the German North Sea.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • German Initiative of Young Arbitrators (DIS40) - Member
  • Young Singapore International Arbitration Centre (YSICA) - Member


  • Germany (2016)


  • Superior Court of Justice, Berlin (Assessor Exam) (2016)
  • Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz (Dr. iur.) (2015)
  • Boston University School of Law (LL.M.) (2012)
  • Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz (First State Exam) (2011)


  • English
  • German


Co-author (with Gerrit Niehoff ), "Anerkennung und Vollstreckung ausländischer Entscheidungen in Deutschland", Iurratio 2017, 1, April 2017

Author, "Nachtragsliquidator vertritt Restgesellschaft bei einzelnen Abwicklungsmaßnahmen, IWRZ 2017, 130" (Case Note to BGH, Decision of 22 November 2016)

Co-author (with Jan Frohloff), "The German Federal Constitutional Court Confirms CETA", Global Arbitration News, October 2016

Author, "Anwendbarkeit ausländischen Gesellschaftsrechts auf eine in Deutschland anerkannte Restgesellschaft, IWRZ 2017, 37" (Case Note to OLG Brandenburg, Decision of 27. July 2016)

Co-author (with Jan Frohloff), "Compatibility of Intra-EU BITs with EU Law", Global Arbitration News, May 2016