Peter Bert Rimôn Falkenfort

Peter Bert

Rechtsanwalt, Solicitor (England & Wales)

Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Peter Bert,, is a partner in the Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice in Rimon Falkenfort's Frankfurt office. He represents clients in domestic and international arbitration proceedings and regularly sits as an arbitrator. He advises clients in the pharmaceutical and medical care sector in complex litigation matters and has a focus on disputes in corporate law, cross border litigation and post M&A disputes.  He is a member of the Legislative Committee on Civil Procedure of the German Bar Association.

  • German venture-backed pharma start-up in arbitral proceedings with Indian pharmaceutical company
  • German engineering group in arbitral proceedings with Indian state-owned entity
  • German pharmaceutical company in arbitral proceedings regarding manufacturing of active pharmaceutical ingredient
  • Major US law firm in malpractice proceedings with German corporate clients
  • Debt fund in court proceedings regarding enforcement and recovery of loans under LMA standard
  • Indian FMG group in acquisition of German cosmetics brand
  • UK mobility services group in merger with German counterpart
  • Heirs of German artist regarding the Munich looted art find (“Gurlitt Case”)
  • London art gallery in authenticity disputes in the German courts


Member of the Legislative Committee on Civil Procedure of the German Bar Association

Highly recommended lawyer for litigation

WirtschaftsWoche 2022

Since 2024
Partner at Rimôn Falkenfort

2023 – 2024
Of Counsel at international law firm

Since 2022
Appointed member of the Litigation Committee (Gesetzgebungssausschuss Zivilverfahrensrecht), Deutscher Anwaltverein (German Bar Association)

Since 2015
Teaching assignment (Lehrauftrag), German and International Arbitration, Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main

2014 – 2020
Officer of the Litigation Committee, International Bar Association

Admission as Solicitor (England & Wales)

2001 – 2023
Partner at international law firms

1996 – 2001
Associate at international law firm

Admitted to the German bar (Rechtsanwalt)

Second State Exam in Law, Bavaria

Harvard Law School, visiting researcher

1991 - 1993
University of Konstanz; Post-graduate degree in International Economics

First State Exam in Law, University of Passau

  • Editor,
    English-language blog on German dispute matters; personal blog
  • Co-editor,
    Germany’s leading blog on civil procedure, as of 2022 hosted by Anwaltsblatt.
  • Regular contributions to legal publications such as NJW and SchiedsVZ.