Hanefeld Rechtsanwälte

Hanefeld Rechtsanwälte

Hanefeld Rechtsanwälte is a boutique law firm specialized in Dispute Resolution with a strong international focus.

Dispute Resolution

Our core competence lies in monitoring, managing, and resolving commercial disputes. We are very familiar with the perspective of parties’ counsel, arbitrators, mediators, as well as those of the arbitral institutions.


The excellent quality of our work has been acknowledged in national and international rankings. Our diverse and comprehensive industry experience and expertise allows us to achieve optimal and efficient solutions in complex litigation for our clients.


Our boutique structure allows us to act on behalf of our clients in matters in which other firms are unable or unwilling to act due to conflicts of interest.


Our international experience has proved valuable in cross-border disputes. Our personnel’s professional backgrounds equip them with the specific, linguistic and inter-cultural skills needed to handle cross-border disputes effectively.


Our work is marked by a strong team spirit vis-à-vis the client as well as within the firm along with a clear partner commitment and personal attention.


Our academic engagement includes publications, lectures, and teaching in the field of dispute resolution at both domestic and foreign universities. Thus, we are always "up to date" and able to keep our clients abreast of the latest developments.

Unique 360° approach

Arbitrator / Neutral
Institution / Academia
Legal Expert
Knowing what it takes to resolve or win our client's case.

Nomination JUVE Awards 2017

Hanefeld Rechtsanwälte has been nominated for the JUVE Award as "Kanzlei des Jahres für Dispute Resolution".

Moderator bei einer ICC YAF Veranstaltung in Düsseldorf

Dr. Nils Schmidt-Ahrendts moderiert ein Panel zu "The impact of the energy revolution in Germany on electricity supply contracts" bei einer ICC YAF Veranstaltung in Düsseldorf.

Auszeichnung als Top Arbeitgeber

Hanefeld Rechtsanwälte wurde vom Karriere-Magazin Azur als "TOP100 Arbeitgeber 2017" ausgezeichnet.

Nomination GAR Awards 2016

Dr. Inka Hanefeld, LL.M. is nominated as "best prepared and most responsive arbitrator" at the GAR Awards 2016.


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