Dr Kay Pipoh

Associate | Corporate | Lawyer since 2021

Contact
Phone: +49 211 20052-410
Fax: +49 211 20052-100
Email: k.pipoh(at)glademichelwirtz.com

Assistant
Marie Schmidthausen

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Short Profile

Kay Pipoh is an associate at GLADE MICHEL WIRTZ in the CORPORATE practice. He advises German and international clients on general corporate law, restructuring and corporate litigation.

From 2008 to 2014, Kay Pipoh studied law with a focus on corporate law at the University of Bielefeld and the Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf (HHU). In his subsequent doctorate at the HHU, he analyzed the validity control of arbitration agreements, focusing on the interplay between arbitration law, antitrust law and general civil law. During this time, Kay Pipoh worked at the Chair of Private Law, German and International Business Law (Prof Dr Christian Kersting, LL.M. (Yale)) at the HHU. There, he coached the Düsseldorf Moot Court team to compete in the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Court; he continues to be a member of the Düsseldorf Moot Association (DMA).

During his legal clerkship at the Higher Regional Court of Düsseldorf from 2018 to 2020, Kay Pipoh worked at the German Embassy in Riga, Latvia, in the dispute resolution team of a leading international law firm and in the ministry of the interior of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia.

Kay Pipoh is a volunteer firefighter, avid swimmer, runner and cyclist. He also follows all developments around the German soccer team Borussia Dortmund.

 

Experience and Matters

Kay Pipoh's professional experience includes, inter alia, the following matters:

  • Ongoing advice on corporate law to an association focusing on centralized payments
  • Ongoing advice on corporate law to a nationally active real estate fund
  • Design and implementation of amendments to articles of association in a large number of companies of a nationally active real estate fund
  • Litigation for a large regional foundation: defense against compensation claims of a service provider
  • Litigation for a national project developer
  • Advice to the shareholder of various real estate companies in a corporate law dispute
  • Representation of an insolvency administrator in the defense against liability claims
  • Enforcement of insolvency challenge rights for an insolvency administrator
  • Advice to a foreign company on the acquisition of a German company

Publications

  • Pipoh, Die Struktur der Wirksamkeitskontrolle von Schiedsvereinbarungen im Spannungsfeld zwischen Schiedsverfahrensrecht, Kartellrecht und allgemeinem Zivilrecht - Zugleich ein Beitrag zum Verhältnis des § 1034 Abs. 2 ZPO zur Inhaltskontrolle von Schiedsvereinbarungen, Dissertation, 2021
  • Pipoh, in: Steegmann/Kamp (Ed.), Recht des Feuerschutzes und des Rettungsdienstes in Nordrhein-Westfalen, Loose-leaf book, as of 40th update, April 2017 (§§ 20-22, 32 BHKG)
  • Pipoh/Färber, Verzugspauschale i.H.v. 40 € bei verspäteter Lohnzahlung? – Zur Anwendbarkeit des § 288 Abs. 5 BGB im Arbeitsrecht, DB 2017, 67-72
  • Pipoh, Umsetzung der Kartellschadensersatzrichtlinie (2014/104/EU) in das deutsche Recht - Bericht zum Forum Unternehmensrecht vom 22.02.2016 in Düsseldorf, NZKart 2016, 226-227