Nils Schmiedeknecht

Nils Schmiedeknecht

Nils Schmiedeknecht

Lawyer since 1997

Practice areas:

  • National and International Trade Law
  • Litigation
  • Drafting and Negotiating of Commercial Contracts
  • Public/Administrative Law

Nils Schmiedeknecht studied at the universities of Mainz (Germany) and Dijon (France). During his training contract, he started working for a medium-size local law firm in Darmstadt. In 1997, he joined a regional law firm based in Darmstadt where he became a partner in 2001. In 2003, he set up the law firm of v. KEUSSLER – Rechtsanwälte, together with Arnulf and Johann v. Keussler.

Nils has substantial expertise in litigation. In addition, he specialises in national and international trade law.

Nils has years of experience in advising companies in the chemical industry, e.g. Bayer CropScience, Celanese and its affiliates as well as other globally operating companies in this sector. He is regularly instructed to draft and negotiate commercial agreements and to advise on legal matters and disputes deriving from the operating business of these companies. Very often he acts as external legal department and regularly attends the business premises of his clients, sometimes with his own office. In addition, he represents Ticona in connection with the building construction of his new plant for engineering plastics in the industrial park Höchst.

Foreign languages:
English and French

Professional memberships:

  • DAV (DeutscherAnwaltsVerein – Association of German Lawyers)
  • Junior Chamber of the Darmstadt Chamber of Industry and Commerce