Tom Christopher Pröstler acts in international arbitration proceedings under all major arbitration rules, in particular ICC, DIS, HKIAC and UNCITRAL Rules. He has special expertise advising clients with regard to large infrastructure and plant construction projects and on technology related disputes. A further focus of his practice are conflicts between western and Asian parties, and he has good expertise in distribution, corporate, white-collar crime and post-M&A matters. He moreover acts before state courts, in alternative dispute resolution proceedings and as arbitrator.
Tom joined CMS Munich in 2013 and helped open CMS’ new Hong Kong office in 2016. Since 2018, he divides his time between Berlin and Hong Kong and was made partner in 2021. Further, he heads the legal tech initiative of CMS Germany's dispute resolution practice. Before starting with CMS, he worked with another international law firm in Berlin for two years and was a fellow at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin for over three years, where he is now a visiting lecturer.