We act as counsel and arbitrators in international commercial and investment arbitrations. In addition, we represent our clients in litigation, DAB, and other ADR proceedings. In all matters, we provide a clear partner commitment and are committed to resolving disputes time- and cost-efficiently.
Our clients are based all over the globe. We work on cases situated in various jurisdictions and subject to a diverse range of laws. We cooperate with “best in class” dispute resolution experts abroad and have the legal, linguistic, and intercultural skills to successfully resolve complex cross-border disputes.
Clients value our experience and the exceptional quality of our work which has been consistently recognized in national and international rankings.
We have extensive expertise across a broad range of practice areas and industries, including Construction & Engineering, Commercial & Trade Law, Post-M&A & Corporate, Energy, Antitrust Damages, Banking & Finance, International Private & Civil Procedure Law, and Investment Protection Law.
Our boutique structure allows us to take on matters which other firms are unwilling or unable to take on due to conflicts of interest. It also allows us to team up, if required, with “best in class” dispute resolution experts around the world.
Our speeches, publications, and lectures allow us to always remain up-to-date and to keep our clients abreast of the latest trends, such as blockchain technology and crypto currency disputes.
Every member of our team has the special professional, legal, linguistic and intercultural skills required to resolve complex cross-border disputes.
Our core competence is dispute resolution with a particular focus on international arbitration.
We have extensive expertise and comprehensive practical experience in different practice areas.
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Nothing ventured, nothing gained: Federal Ministry of Justice announces reform of the German Arbitration Law
News from the Federal Ministry of Justice (FMJ): Yesterday, the FMJ published its long awaited paper on the reform…
On 27 September 2022, the German Federal Court of Justice (BGH) partially set aside an arbitral award for violating public policy due to the misapplication of core antitrust rules. In doing so, the BGH ruled that awards are subject to a full review by sta…
On 31 March 2022, the Higher Regional Court of Koblenz (OLG Koblenz) denied the recognition and enforcement of a EUR 49 million award rendered by an ad-hoc tribunal seated in Moscow in the notorious Hartmann v. Eckes-Granini saga. The same award is subjec…
In a decision published on 18 February 2022, the German Federal Court of Justice (BGH) partially set aside an EUR 142 million ICC award for the violation of the respondent’s right to be heard. The case is part of a complex, long-standing and still ongoing…
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Inka Hanefeld, Jan Heiner Nedden, (link: https://www.hanefeld-legal.com/team/nils-schmidt-ahrendts text: Nils Schmidt-Ahren…
We are proud to share that WirtschaftsWoche included HANEFELD in its 2023 list of the best arbitration practices in Germany based on the result of a peer-review.
Inka Hanefeld, Dr. Johanna Büstgens, and Sebastian Seelmann-Eggebert are also acknowledged …