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Dr Anja Schelling


Dr Anja Schelling advises and represents clients in all aspects of judicial and extrajudicial dispute resolution. 

She specializes in litigation with a focus on banking and capital markets law and corporate law related to capital markets. She has particular expertise in mass and collective proceedings.

She regularly deals with disputes arising from banking and contract law, especially in the areas of cashless payment processing, investment advice, asset management, securities trading and derivatives, as well as credit agreements and collateral. She has successfully completed the theoretical part of the training to become a certified specialist lawyer for banking and capital markets law. In addition, she has extensive experience with enforcement-related disputes.

Another focus of her work is advising on cross-border matters that involve questions of international private and civil procedure law.



Admitted as German Rechtsanwältin, Germany, 2014

Admitted as Assessorin, Germany, 2014

Admitted as Referendarin, Germany, 2012


Dr iur, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany, 2015

Second German Law Degree, 2014

First German Law Degree, 2009


English, German
A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.