Jamie Nowak

Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

Jamie Nowak

Jamie Nowak



Jamie Nowak is a litigation and disputes lawyer based in Munich and head of the German litigation and disputes practice. His practice focuses on contentious disputes and litigation.

Jamie has more than twenty years of experience in domestic and cross-border litigation, mediation and arbitration. Clients from a wide range of industries rely on him as an advisor and their representative in transactional, corporate, commercial, liability, insurance and general business law disputes.

The core of his practice includes party representation and resolution of conflicts among shareholders (limited liability companies, stock corporations, trading companies), in the aftermath of corporate transactions (post M&A), in insurance liability cases (W&I and D&O), complex international product liability matters, and disputes under distribution law. Outside of contentious proceedings, he advises clients on general commercial contract law, in particular with regard to the drafting of standard terms and conditions (GTC) and distribution agreements.

Jamie is recommended for years in leading legal directories and surveys by clients and colleagues of other law firms for his expertise and experience. He is a certified lawyer in the field of corporate and commercial law (Fachanwalt für Handels- und Gesellschaftsrecht).


Professional experience

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Law degree and Master's in International and European Commercial Law (LL.M. Eur.), Munich University

  • Rechtsanwalt
  • Fachanwalt für Handels, und Gesellschaftsrecht


Dispute resolution - arbitration, WirtschaftsWoche

  • Mentioned as one of the most renowned lawyers in Germany for arbitration proceedings (2023)

Dispute resolution - commercial and liability: litigation, JUVE

  • "best contacts to the courts", "internationally very strong", "assertive and experienced" (2023/2024)
  • "great skills in shareholder disputes" (2022/2023)
  • "assertive, very experienced", "best contacts to the courts; internationally very strong", "tough but fair in settlements" (2021/2022)
  • "top litigator", "well connected" (2020/2021)
  • "assertive and very experienced" (2019/2020)
  • "very well connected" (2018/2019)
  • "best contacts to the courts"; "internationally very strong"; "assertive and experienced" (2017/2018)

Commercial litigation, The Legal 500 Germany

  • "Great trial experience" (2024)
  • "An excellent litigator with a great deal of practical experience inside and outside the courtroom." (2023)
  • "an exceptional talent in the market" (2019)

Dispute resolution, kanzleimonitor.de

  • Ranked as leading lawyer for Litigation & ADR in Germany (2023/2024)
  • Ranked among "TOP-100 business lawyers (rank 21)" in Germany (2022/2023)
  • Ranked as leading lawyer for Litigation & ADR (rank 4) in Germany (2022/2023)
  • Ranked among "TOP-100 business lawyers (rank 14)" in Germany (2021/2022)
  • Ranked as leading lawyer for Litigation & ADR (rank 3) in Germany (2021/2022)
  • Ranked among "TOP-100 business lawyers in Germany" (2020/2021)
  • ​Ranked among "the most recommended lawyers in the field of dispute resolution" (2019/2020)

Ranked for: Litigation, Arbitration and Mediation, Best Lawyers Germany (2016-2024)

"one of the most outstanding lawyers (they) have worked with", global Acritas Stars' survey

  • German American Lawyers Association
  • German Institution of Arbitration (DIS)
  • English
  • German