Caline Sand

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Attorney at Law and Partner

Caline Sand has been advising small and medium-sized companies on commercial and corporate law for about 20 years, as a lawyer in the context of individual engagements and also as an in-house lawyer directly from within the companies. She specialises in contract drafting and employment law, negotiates with works councils, obtains opinions from specialist departments and external consultants and works in a crucial role with the management levels in the company. Caline Sand has advised on several business transfers, company sales, restructuring and other corporate reorganisations. She assesses the risks of the respective measures and advises on strategic issues. She is also experienced in distribution law and the drafting of customer contracts.

Caline Sand has further expertise in the field of media law, in particular drafting agency contracts (e.g. media agencies, full-service agencies and more), as well as negotiating terms and conditions.

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She also focuses her activity on private and commercial tenancy law. She supports clients in particular in the drafting, review and amendment of rental agreements, as well as in the enforcement and defense of actions for eviction. Before joining SWM Rechtsanwälte in 2013, Caline Sand worked for several years as an in-house lawyer for ARI Fleet, a company specialised in fleet management. At the beginning of her career, she worked for a law firm and a large insurance company in New York.

Consulting fields

Commercial and corporate law

Employment law

Drafting and negotiation of contracts and general terms and conditions

Participation in drafting the employment law part of mergers and acquisitions

Negotiation with work councils

Risk assessment and strategic consulting in restructuring cases

Distribution law

Contract law

Commercial tenancy law

Legal representation in court


Studied law at the Ludwigs-Maximilians-University in Munich

Admitted to the bar in 1997

Born in Munich (Germany) in 1970 

Commitments / Memberships

Member of the Association for the Promotion of Art and Culture in the New German States (Verein zur Kunst- und Kulturförderung in den Neuen Ländern e.V., VKF)

Member of Rochusclub Düsseldorf