International Dispute Resolution

HANEFELD is a leading international dispute resolution boutique with offices in Hamburg and Paris. Our clients benefit from our highly skilled arbitration and litigation teams and our global network of ‘best in class’ dispute resolution experts.

Dispute Resolution

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 strive to resolve 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 inter-cultural 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.



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 the new era of a ‘virtual reality’ in international arbitration.

Our 360° approach

Our clients benefit from our ability to evaluate facts from various perspectives.

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We know what it takes to win our client's case.

Hanefeld Rechtsanwälte recognised as Dispute Resolution Law Firm of the Year

Hanefeld Rechtsanwälte received the JUVE 2017 Award as Dispute Resolution Law Firm of the Year.

Ranking GAR 100

Global Arbitration Review newly ranked Hanefeld Rechtsanwälte in the GAR100, its annual listing of the world's leading international arbitration practices.

Nomination JUVE Awards 2017

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

Firm recognised as a Top Employer

Hanefeld Rechtsanwälte recognised as a "TOP100 Arbeitgeber 2017" by Career Magazine Azur.

Nomination GAR Awards 2016

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