Dr. Carolin Sabel

Salary Partner
Lawyer since 2012
PH.D. Degree 2014






Main practice areas

  • Commercial Dispute Resolution, esp. investigation and advice on cum/ex- matters
  • Banking and Capital Markets Litigation
  • Corporate Litigation
  • Insolvency Law
  • Party representation in litigation proceedings

Representative matters

  • Advice to a large financial services provider in connection with cum/ex-transactions
  • Advice to an investment bank in relation to recourse claims in connection with cum/ex transactions
  • Representation of a financial services provider in post M&A arbitral proceedings
  • Representation of a security issuer against a large number of investors in a dispute concerning the participation in losses as to hybrid equity capital instrument
  • Advice to a service company in connection with the enforcement of claims against an insolvent contractor and collateral providers
  • Advice to a credit institution on the enforcement of claims arising from property leasing against an insolvent retail group
  • Representation and out-of-court advice in connection with shareholder disputes

Professional Experience

Since 01/2020

Kantenwein • Zimmermann • Spatscheck & Partner, Salary Partner


Kantenwein • Zimmermann • Spatscheck & Partner, lawyer

2017 - 03/2018

Kantenwein • Zimmermann • Fox • Kröck & Partner, lawyer


Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs, Media, Energy and Technology, senior civil servant in the energy department

2012 - 2016

International law firm, Hamburg, lawyer in the corporate/M&A department


Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, Hamburg, research assistant

2009 - 2012

Higher Regional Court of Hamburg, legal traineeship including trainee position at international law firm in London

2004 - 2009

University of Regensburg and Université Paris X, law school


    German, English, French


  • The recognition of Schemes of Arrangement in Germany, Cologne 2014

Other Activities

  • Deutsche Institution für Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit (DIS / DIS40)