Dr. Julia Sophia Habbe

Rechtsanwältin
Partner
Practice Group Litigation, Arbitration & ADR
Practice Group Compliance & Investigations

Julia Sophia Habbe specializes in dispute resolution, litigation and internal investigations. Before joining Noerr LLP, she spent seven years working in the dispute resolution and core corporate practice groups of a leading international law firm in Frankfurt am Main. Her legal advice focuses on civil and corporate law disputes, including directors’ liability. Julia Sophia has extensive experience with internal investigations, especially in the areas of regulatory and corporate law. In 2014, she was seconded to the Legal and Compliance department and the Litigation & Regulatory Enforcement Team of two leading international banks in Frankfurt am Main.
Since summer 2016, Julia Sophia lectures on Female Negotiation Strategies at Goethe University Frankfurt. She is the author and co-author of numerous legal articles on corporate and civil procedure law.

Expertise

  • Internal investigations
  • Litigation and dispute resolution
  • Corporate litigation
  • Core Corporate

Career

  • Legal studies at the University of Heidelberg (Germany)
  • Experience as lawyer at the practice group corporate (focus Core Corporate) and Litigation/conflict resolution at an international leading law firm in Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
  • Research Assistant and promotion at the Institute for German, European and International medical law, health care and bioethics at the universities of Heidelberg/Mannheim (Germany)
  • With Noerr since 2015 
  • Admitted to the Frankfurt Chamber of Lawyers

Selected Projects

  • Deutsche Börse: Advising the supervisory board
  • Commerzbank: Advising the supervisory board; investigating the responsibility of the management board members for penalty payments in the US
  • DAX 30 companies: Large-scale internal investigations
  • Regional bank: Advising the management board; investigating the responsibility of the supervisory board members
  • Capricorn Nürburgring: Representation in court against an events agency for claims arising from a festival collaboration
  • Initiators of closed funds: Representation in court and settlement negotiations in connection with legal action by investors; [supporting over] 120 proceedings in total; preparing [and helping to conduct] contentious general meetings

Distinctions

  • Recommended by Legal 500 as “recognised” for capital market related disputes

Memberships

  • Corporate Lawyers Association (VGR)

Selected Publications

  • „Female Negotiation Strategies“ – Frauen verhandeln anders!, in: Zeitschrift für Konfliktmanagement 2017, pp. 58 et seq.
  • Einführung von Musterleistungsklagen in Verbraucherangelegenheiten – Effizienzsteigerung oder Systembruch?, in: BB 2016, pp. 3018 et seq. (with Dr. Konrad Gieseler)
  • Beweiserleichterungen bei (angeblich) fehlerhaften Ad-hoc-Mitteilungen?, in: Neue Zeitschrift für Gesellschaftsrecht NZG 2016, 454 (with Konrad Gieseler)
  • Pflicht des Anlageberaters zur Aufklärung über die Möglichkeit der Aussetzung der Anteilsrücknahme bei Erwerb einer Beteiligung an einem offenen Immobilienfonds?, in: Zeitschrift für Bank- und Kapitalmarktrecht 01/2016 p. 7 et seq.
  • Verlagerungen der Produktion von Arzenimitteln in Schwellenländer: Ökonomische Ursachen und mögliche Haftungsrisiken (with Eberhard Wille), in: RPG, vol. 21, issue 3, 2015, pp. 72 et seq.
  • Inanspruchnahme deutscher Gerichte bei rufschädigenden Internet-Äußerungen von Wettbewerbern in Ausland (with Philip Wimalasena), in Betriebs-Berater 10/2015, pp. 520
  • E-Zigaretten – Genuss- oder Arzneimittel? Drei Entscheidungen des OVG Nordrhein-Westfalen vom 17.9.2013 rammen Pflöcke ein (with Marcel Kaufmannl), in: Zeitschrift für Stoffrecht 2013, pp. 225 et seq.
  • Widerruf der Beteiligung an einer Publikums-KG – Voraussetzungen für das Vorliegen einer Haustürsituation und Inhalt einer fehlerfreien Widerrufsbelehrung weiter unklar, in: Recht der Finanzinstrumente 2013, pp. 254 et seq.
  • Stellung des mittelbar beteiligten Anlegers geschlossener Fondsgesellschaften in der Rechtsform der Publikums-KG (with Juliane Angermann), in: Recht der Finanzinstrumente 2013, pp. 37 et seq.
  • Haftung des Gründungskommanditisten für eine fehlerhafte Aufklärung durch Anlagevermittler (with Juliane Angermann), in: Neue Zeitschrift für Gesellschaftsrecht 2012, pp. 1255 et seq.