Micha
Schimmel

Senior Legal Counsel

Micha Schimmel is a well-informed legal counsel. Starting from a broad interest, he specialises in IT law, financial technology, corporate law and sports and law. Micha has extensive experience in software licensing disputes and is in that respect aided by an excellent knowledge of IT systems, software and programming. He puts his knowledge of corporate law into practice when advising companies on internal organization, directors’ and officers’ liability and shareholder disputes.

Micha is well placed to understand large, complex cases and to get to the heart of these matters. His great athletic achievements mean that no challenge is too great for him in this respect. A broad knowledge helps Micha to look at a case from all legal angles.

Cases

2019: involved in an arbitration on behalf of a legal expenses insurance company in a case regarding the failed development of a digital working environment

2019: advised a global software vendor on a software infringement dispute with a 150 million euro stake

2018: involved in several software infringement proceedings on behalf of Siemens

2016: involved, on behalf of a consumers’ association, in preliminary relief proceedings concerning security breaches in Android