Dr Jiri Jaeger is a partner in Bird & Bird’s Düsseldorf office. He is the head of the German dispute resolution group and member of the international commercial and dispute resolution practice groups.

Jiri advises on a wide range of commercial contracts focusing on the life sciences, retail and fashion sectors.

He has particular expertise in all aspects of franchising and general commercial contracts, including drafting and negotiating franchising, licensing and distribution agreements and other hybrid growth strategies.

Jiri’s practice also focuses on contentious commercial litigation. He conducts complex litigation and arbitration proceedings in a national and international context. This includes post-M&A litigation, joint ventures and sales structures, as well as licensing agreements.