Jörn Hombeck, LL.M. (Auckland)


Jörn Hombeck, LL.M., acts as counsel in state court proceedings, arbitration and adjudication as well as arbitrator and secretary to arbitral tribunals. His professional focus is in post-M&A, corporate, real estate and construction law.

Jörn earned a Master of Laws (LL.M.) at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. Before joining Hanefeld Rechtsanwälte, he worked as a lawyer at a large international law firm in Hamburg in the area of real estate law. In addition, Jörn has dealt extensively with litigation in corporate law as a research assistant at a large international law firm. He speaks German and English.

As counsel in state court proceedings
Representation of domestic and foreign companies in state court proceedings before German courts (focus: construction, transaction disputes, supply agreements, company law, cartel damages)

As Counsel in arbitral proceedings
Representation of domestic and foreign companies in domestic and international arbitral proceedings and DAB proceedings

As secretary to the Arbitral Tribunal and as arbitrator

  • Sole arbitrator and co-arbitrator in domestic and international arbitration proceedings (DIS, Hamburger freundschaftliche Arbitrage, ad hoc)
  • Secretary to the arbitral tribunal in domestic and international arbitration proceedings
  • Arbitration and Litigation
  • Construction law and real estate law
  • Company law, post-M&A
  • Energy law, Renewable Energies
  • Cartel damages
  • German
  • English
  • Since 2013
    Attorney with Hanefeld Rechtsanwälte, Hamburg
  • 2013
    Attorney with Hogan Lovells International LLP in Hamburg (Real Estate Department)
  • 2010 - 2012
    Legal traineeship (Referendariat) in Hamburg including work experience with Gleiß Lutz in Hamburg (Corporate Litigation Department), Hogan Lovells International LLP in Hamburg (Real Estate Department) and the German Embassy in Oslo
  • 2010 - 2011
    Legal assistant with Hogan Lovells International LLP in Hamburg (Corporate Department)
  • 2009 - 2010
    Master of Laws in Economy Law (LL.M.) including international arbitration and sports law, University of Auckland, New Zealand
  • 2009
    Legal assistant with Redeker Sellner Dahs in Bonn (Public Commercial Law Department)
  • 2004 - 2009
    Studies of Law at the University of Bonn
2018Crash course on the legal instruments of the European Union and their impact on international dispute resolutionHumboldt-UniversitätBerlinGermany
2018Expedited arbitration – what are the experiences so far?International Arbitration SeminarCopenhagenDenmark
2018Q&A with arbitration expert – tips and tricksNorddeutscher SchiedsgerichtstagHamburgGermany
2018Procedural specifics in antitrust damages litigationDispute Resolution Forum NorthHamburgGermany
2018Introduction to Sports ArbitrationHamburg Arbitration SchoolHamburgGermany
2017Powers, duties and jurisdiction of arbitratorsABAS Event - AIA Brussels Arbitration School 2017BrüsselBelgium
2017The impact of energy revolution in Germany on electricity supply contractsICC YAF eventDüsseldorfGermany
2016The arbitrator’s competenceABAS event at AIA Brussels Arbitration SchoolBrusselsBelgium
2016Tribunal Assisted Settlements in International Arbitration - Parties' Expectations and the Role of the TribunalICC YAF eventZurichSwitzerland
2016Creating a legal basis for anti-suit injunctions as enforceable decisions of an arbitral tribunal?DIS40 regional group northHamburgGermany
2015Current developments in sports arbitration in GermanyMeeting of the DIS40 regional group northHamburgGermany
2015German Law as an alternative in international contractsICC Austria seminarDornbirnAustria
2015Introduction to International ArbitrationBucerius Law SchoolHamburgGermany
2017Schiedsrichter taugen auch für TransaktionenImmobilienzeitung 39-40/2017
2015International Arbitration between standardization and flexibility - Predictablility and flexibility seen from a client’s perspectiveSchiedsVZ 2015, 20
2015Enforcement of international arbitral awards in GermanyPractice Note for LexisPSL, published in January 2015
2014Optionen der alternativen Streitbeilegung im Rahmen von (Offshore-) WindparkprojektenEnWZ 2014,537
  • He is “highly respected among his peers” and “very clever and incredibly experienced in arbitration”. “He is definitely a person to watch out for in the future." (Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration – Future Leaders)
  • Recommended in Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration – Future Leaders
  • German Institution of Arbitration (DIS)
  • Regional Coordinator North German Institution of Arbitration (DIS40)
  • Listed arbitrator at the German Court of Arbitration for Sport
  • ICC Young Arbitrators Forum (YAF)
  • LCIA Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG)
  • Groupe ASA des Jeunes Praticiens de l'Arbitrage (ASA Below 40)
  • Young Austrian Arbitration Practitioners (YAAP)