News

The presiding judge Dr. Patrick Melin, as representative of the Commercial Court Stuttgart, will take part in a webinar by the organization "ILEX", where judges at various international commercial courts are to be introduced or are allowed to present themselves and their court. ILEX is an international think tank made up of attorneys, lawyers, corporate lawyers and judges who deal with international commercial litigation. Dr. Melin will be at the webinar on September 9th.

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The new Commercial Courts represent a new offer for parties in major commercial disputes to combine the advantages of state courts and arbitration as the "best of both worlds". Ideal framework conditions are available for this at the Mannheim and Stuttgart locations. It is to be hoped that lawyers and parties will opt for this new concept in as large a number as possible in order to further strengthen Germany as a legal centre.

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The Stuttgart Commercial Court and Mannheim Commercial Court started work in Baden-Wuerttemberg in November 2020 in the face of great hope and expectations on the part of the state government, especially the Ministry of Justice of Baden-Wuerttemberg, but also a certain degree of scepticism from their potential “clientèle”, namely lawyers working in the field of commercial law. The following sections introduce and explain the Stuttgart Commercial Court and how it came to be in more detail.

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Press

Minister of Justice Guido Wolf: “The Commercial Court in Stuttgart and Mannheim is our answer to the question of how complex commercial disputes can be resolved quickly and efficiently to the highest legal standard in future.”

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Press enquiries Stuttgart Commercial Court

Elena Gihr

District Court Stuttgart
Urbanstraße 20
70182 Stuttgart
Tel: 0711 / 212-3411
Fax: 0711 / 212-3529
Mail: Elena.Gihr@LGStuttgart.justiz.bwl.de


Dr Patrick Melin, LL.M. (USA)

Stuttgart Commercial Court
Schelmenwasenstraße 16-20
70567 Stuttgart
Tel: 0711 / 212-2727
Mail: Patrick.Melin@lgstuttgart.justiz.bwl.de

Press enquiries Mannheim Commercial Court

Dr Joachim Bock

District Court Mannheim
L 2, 11-13
68159 Mannheim
Tel: 0621 / 292 – 2649
Mail: Pressestelle@lgmannheim.justiz.bwl.de


Dr Torsten Henning

District Court Mannheim
L 2, 11-13
68159 Mannheim
Tel: 0621 / 292 – 2487