Nina Melzer

Senior Associate, London

+44 20 3880 1540

nmelzer@lalive.law

Nina Melzer

Nina specialises in international commercial arbitration, with a focus on complex supply-chain and post-M&A disputes. She advises and represents clients in the pharmaceuticals and biotechnology, aerospace and defence sectors. She has acted as counsel and tribunal secretary in numerous international arbitration proceedings under the rules of various institutions (including the ICC, DIS, ISTAC and DIA).

Current memberships

  • Co-chair of the DIS40 London regional group
  • DIS ERA Pledge gender champion
  • Member of DIS
  • Member of the ICC’s Young Arbitrators Forum (ICC YAF)
  • Member of ArbitralWomen

Career history

  • Senior Associate, LALIVE, London, 2024 – present
  • Associate, LALIVE, London, 2021 – 2023
  • Senior Associate, Hogan Lovells, Munich, 2020 – 2021
  • Associate, Hogan Lovells, Munich, 2017 – 2020

Academic qualifications

  • Second State Examination, Cologne, 2016
  • First State Examination, Cologne, 2014
  • Exchange semester, University of Sydney, 2011
  • Exchange year, University College London, 2009 – 2010

Practices

  • Arbitration - International Commercial

Sectors

  • Pharma
  • Technology

Languages

  • English
  • German

Nationality

  • German

Admission

  • Germany, 2017