Dr Florian Wettner specialises in domestic and international litigation and arbitration with an emphasis on disputes in capital markets and corporate matters. Furthermore, he focuses on advising companies with regard to compliance issues and internal investigations. He also has extensive experience with respect to the handling of complex claims and liability cases under insurance law (particularly in the area of D&O and other indemnity insurances).

Who’s Who Legal: Germany from 2013 to 2016, and again in 2018, acknowledged Dr Wettner as one of four practitioners experienced in asset tracing and recovery in Germany. The 2016 to 2018 ranking lists published by leading German business newspaper Handelsblatt and US publisher Best Lawyers rank Florian Wettner as one of the ‘best lawyers in Germany’ for litigation, and recently for arbitration as well. The Legal 500 Germany 2018 refers to Dr Wettner as an ‘excellent and assertive lawyer and litigation strategist’.

Dr Wettner studied at the universities of Freiburg, Florence and Heidelberg. He was admitted to practise in 2006 and started his career at Gleiss Lutz in Frankfurt. From 2007 to 2008, he worked for Herbert Smith Freehills in London in the area of internal investigations. In 2011, he was seconded to the compliance department of a German DAX-listed company.

Dr Wettner advises his clients in German and English, and also speaks Italian.