Olav Sydow – lawyer

I mainly work for you in the following areas:

  • Traffic law
  • Criminal defense / fine proceedings
  • Civil law (labor law, inheritance law, insurance law, etc.)
  • Commercial law / commercial legal protection
  • Mediation / Arbitration
  • Constitutional law

Memberships:

Cooperations:

publications/lectures

Advanced training:

  • Seminar “Compensation for unlawful detention according to Art. 5 para. 5 MRK” – June 4, 2015
  • German Traffic Lawyers Day – 24./25. April 2015
  • Seminar “Defense after res judicata taking into account the recent case law of the Federal Constitutional Court and the ECtHR” – March 28, 2015
  • Seminar “Modern Criminal Defense Strategies” – December 13, 2014
  • Seminar “Successful defense of standardized measurement methods in fine matters” – October 31, 2014
  • Seminar “Challenging Accident Situations” – October 11, 2014
  • Berlin mediation workshop on the topic: “Working with groups & teams” – 9. + October 10, 2014
  • Seminar “Effective regulation of traffic accidents abroad – dealing with foreign fine notices” – March 14, 2014
  • Seminar “The New Driver Aptitude Register (FAER)” – February 14, 2014
  • Seminar “DNA evidence in criminal proceedings” – June 8, 2013
  • Advanced training course “Cross Border Family Mediation – Mediation in International Childhood Conflicts” Part II- May 30th to June 2nd, 2013
  • Seminar “Legal issues of telecommunications surveillance  (TKÜ)” – April 27, 2013
  • Advanced training “Cross Border Family Mediation – Mediation in international conflicts between children” Part I – April 11th to 14th, 2013
  • Seminar “General conditions for motor vehicle insurance  (AKB)” – March 16, 2013
  • Seminar “Defense with a view to the appeal authority” – February 16, 2013
  • Seminar “Power in Mediation” – December 1, 2012
  • Seminar “Legal expenses insurance in traffic law” –  November 17, 2012
  • Seminar “Doubling in Mediation” – September 1, 2012
  • Seminar “Constitutional complaints before the Constitutional Court  of the State of Berlin” – June 13, 2012
  • Seminar “Identification by Witnesses and Photographs” – May 12, 2012
  • Seminar “Successful legal appeal when imposing a  Driving ban” – April 20, 2012
  • Further training: certified annual training as a mediator according to the standards  of the federal association MEDIATION eV at  Mediation office mid-February 2012 to January 2013
  • Seminar “Interrogation of Police Officers” –  January 21, 2012
  • Seminar “Admission in criminal proceedings – chances and risks of a  important means of defense” – January 14, 2012
  • Seminar “Special features of defense in sexual criminal law”  – May 6, 2011
  • Seminar “Error Sources in Speed and Distance Measurements”  – March 16, 2011
  • Seminar “Trial tactics in traffic law” – March 5, 2011
  • Seminar “Dealing with forensic technology in criminal proceedings” – February 12, 2011
  • Seminar “interrogation theory/interrogation tactics” – November 6, 2010
  • Seminar “Propositional Theory/Credibility Analysis” – November 5, 2010
  • Seminar “Accident Medicine for Lawyers” – October 14, 2010
  • Seminar “Current Case Law of the Court of Appeal on Civil Traffic Law” – September 22, 2010
  • Seminar “Defense in the main hearing with regard to revision  and Appeal” – March 27, 2010
  • Seminar “current criminal procedure law” – March 20, 2010
  • Seminar “Roadmap to the re-issuance of driving licenses – legal and therapeutic approaches” – September 21, 2009
  • Seminar “Current Traffic Law: Traffic Offenses + Traffic Criminal Law” – September 12, 2009
  • Seminar “Insurance Law for Traffic Lawyers – March 28, 2009”
  • Seminar “The jurisdiction of the Supreme Court in traffic matters” – 9.  December 2008

Languages:

  • German
  • English

Curriculum vitae:

  • born 1971 in Berlin
  • 1989-1990: twelve months study abroad in the USA
  • 1992: Studies in business administration at the Technical University of Berlin
  • 1994: Law studies at the Freie Universität Berlin
  • 1999: 1st State Examination in Law 1999
  • 1998-2000: legal assistant at the Schriever Group
  • 2000-2002: Legal clerkship at the Superior Court of Berlin
  • 2002: 2nd state examination in law
  • 2002: Admitted to the bar
  • 2003: Associate of the lawyers Borgmann & Colleagues
  • since 2008: Specialist lawyer for traffic law
  • since 2009: Specialist lawyer for criminal law
  • since 2012: Mediator
  • since 2017: Licensed Mediator BM®
  • since 2018: Specialist lawyer for insurance law