Birgit Sambeth

Law Firm Partner & Mediator

English, French, German, Italian, Spanish

Since 1997, working mostly in mediation and participation in numerous national and international mediations as single mediator and co-mediator as well as counsel to parties in mediation, notably in complex multiparty International commercial cases (SPA, trading, contacts, etc.), joint-ventures, liquidation of commercial enterprises, construction issues, financial disputes, IP structures, employment matters, unions, lease / tenant disputes, complex family disputes and multiparty inheritance.

Professional Background
Birgit Sambeth is Co-Head of the Dispute Resolution Team at Altenburger. As a former substitute judge she is an acknowledged specialist in questions of strategic dispute resolution and is often appointed as a mediator in complex commercial, family and criminal matters. Further, she is frequently acting as a bankruptcy liquidator and creditor representative in the context of domestic and international bankruptcy and composition proceedings.


  • Investor-State Disputes
  • Construction
  • Employment
  • Insurance
  • Life Sciences
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • TMT & IP
  • Banking & Finance
  • Engineering & Infrastructure
  • Energy
  • Intellectual Property
  • Maritime & Transport
  • Professional Services
  • Insolvency
  • Commercial
  • Corporate
  • Government & Investment
  • International Trade
  • Oil & Gas
  • Real Estate