Olaf advises on legal disputes and represents his clients both before ordinary courts and before national and international arbitration tribunals.
He is particularly active in the field of corporate law, specializing in shareholders’ disputes, directors’ and officers’ liability cases, disputes arising from corporate transactions and antitrust damages litigation.
Olaf is Managing Partner of Taylor Wessing Germany.
|Partner, Taylor Wessing
|1999 – 2003
|Associate, Taylor Wessing
|1998 – 1999
|Associate, international law firm
|Admitted as a lawyer, Düsseldorf
|Second state examination, NRW
|1996 – 1998
|Legal clerkship, Düsseldorf with a posting in New York
|1990 – 1995
|Degree studies in law, University of Cologne
|Ausschuss für Gesellschaftsrecht der Bundesrechtsanwaltskammer
Vorstand der Rechtsanwaltskammer Düsseldorf
Vorprüfungsausschuss "Fachanwalt für Internationales Wirtschaftsrecht" der Rechtsanwaltskammer Düsseldorf
Taylor Wessing expands offering in China with the launch of Beijing Tailun IP Agency
Top Level Change at Taylor Wessing Germany: Olaf Kranz elected as new Managing Partner