Manuel Biehler

Manuel Biehler

Lawyer, Partner

Commercial | Conflict Resolution | Bulk Procedures & Structured Large-Scale Projects



Manuel Biehler is a lawyer and partner at BDO Legal. He heads the Dispute Resolution practice group.

He mainly advises hospital operators and manufacturing companies in VAT contract law and represents the interests of these companies in judicial and extrajudicial dispute resolution.

Manuel Biehler studied law in Frankfurt am Main. 

Before joining BDO Legal, he worked at Freshfields and King & Wood Mallesons in the field of intellectual property law (litigation).

When he is not working for his clients, he plays billiards in the German national league or represents the Billiard Club Bergedorf and/or the North German Billiard Association in individual billiard competitions.


  • Service providers
  • Real estate and construction
  • Production industry
  • Retail and consumer goods
  • Manufacturing industry
  • Private clients 
  • Foundations and non-profit organisations


  • Drafting of contracts
  • Distribution law 
  • Dispute resolution 
  • Strategic advice in mass disputes avoidance
  • Mass disputes 
  • Process and procedural control 
  • Individual workflow optimization 
  • Nationwide representation in court hearings 
  • Mass disputes in the public sector 
  • Disputes in commercial and distribution law 
  • Corporate disputes 
  • Directors' and officers' liability
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution 
  • Interim reliefs and compulsory enforcement


  • Editor of Martinek/Semler/Habermeier/Flohr, Vertriebsrecht (Distribution Law), 3rd Edition 2010, § 33 Internetvertrieb – Electronic Commerce
  • Co-author in MMR 2013, 760 f.: Keine „Used Games” aus dem Netz - Unanwendbarkeit der „UsedSoft”-Entscheidung des EuGH auf Videospiele
  • Co-author in ZUM 2014, 74 f.: Commentary on Hamburg State Court judgement of 25 October 2013 – 315 O 449/12
  • Co-author in ZUM 2014, 727: Commentary on District Court Hamm judgement of 15 May 2014 – I-22 U 60/13 – Keine Erschöpfung des Verbreitungsrechts bei per Download vertriebenen Hörbüchern