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About Dr. Moritz Becker

Moritz advises clients on complex, cross-border commercial litigation proceedings.

He has particular experience in representing clients in ESG litigation, product liability matters and energy-related disputes. 

A versatile litigator, Moritz’s extensive courtroom experience has given him a very good sense of how legal issues are likely to be decided in courts.

Moritz is the author of numerous articles on ESG litigation, product liability and international law. He is a lecturer at Cologne University, where he teaches International Litigation.


Recent work

  • Advising and representing RWE in a landmark climate change litigation case.
  • Advising and representing a global car manufacturer in a mass litigation.
  • Advising and representing RWE in litigation proceedings concerning claims for compensation following the intermediate shutdown of one of its nuclear power plant.
  • Advising several international companies in relation to their global ESG litigation exposure.
  • Advising and representing a major German gas supplier in arbitral proceedings regarding the price adjustment under a long-term gas supply agreement with an energy supplier. 
  • Advising and representing an UK life insurer against damages claims from more than 2,000 policyholders in German state courts and the German Federal Court of Justice. 



  • Universities of Muenster and Munich, Germany

Professional qualifications

  • Rechtsanwalt, Germany