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IBA Annual Conference Sydney 2017

8 Oct - 13 Oct 2017

Sydney, Sydney, Australia

Speaker information

Hermann Knott


Hermann Knott is an experienced transactional and dispute resolution lawyer based in Cologne, Germany. He is a member of both the German and the New York Bar and a partner with KUNZ Lawyers, the dynamic medium-sized firm with an expanding international practice which he leads. After his legal education at law schools in three countries Hermann started his professional career with a New York law firm where he was involved in US investments in the post iron-curtain world. He then joined a German internationally oriented firm where he was also handling corporate litigation. He continued his career as a founding member of the law firm associated with a global multidisciplinary organization where he specialized in cross-border transactions. Apart from his transactional practice Hermann has developed a focus on alternative dispute resolution handling cases also related to foreign jurisdictions in Europe, Asia and the Americas. He is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb), the Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators (HKIArb) and the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators (SIArb).


Better safe than sorry

Friday 13 October (0930 - 1230)

Room C4.1, Convention Centre, Level 4


Law firm management profit-increasing café: how to remain valuable, cost-effective and successful

Tuesday 10 October (0930 - 1230)

Parkside Ballroom 2, Convention Centre, Level 2



Law firm of the future: the vision of young lawyers

Wednesday 11 October (1115 - 1230)

Room C4.8, Convention Centre, Level 4


The partner as a coach and mentor

Wednesday 11 October (0930 - 1045)

Room C4.8, Convention Centre, Level 4

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