Hanefeld Rechtsanwälte

HANEFELD

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. Our mission is to strive for justice – ‘Justice Wins’.

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.

International

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.

Experienced

Clients value our experience and the exceptional quality of our work which has been consistently recognized in national and international rankings.

Competent

Independent

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.

Innovative

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.

Jörn Hombeck, LL.M promoted to partner

Jörn Hombeck, LL.M (Auckland) has been promoted to partner effective 1 January 2020. Jörn has handled complex domestic as well as cross-border litigation and arbitration matters at HANEFELD for more than six years. He is internationally recognized as an outstanding, strategic and ‘extremely clever’ lawyer (see WWL Future Leader in Arbitration).

As partner, his renowned and diverse litigation expertise (including antitrust damage claims) together with his capacity to inspire confidence in his clients will continue to complement HANEFELD’s established dispute resolution practice (see: JUVE Handbook 2019/2020).

Hanefeld Rechtsanwälte receives recognition in the latest edition of Who´s Who Legal Germany

Dr. Inka Hanefeld is among the eight most highly regarded lawyers for arbitration and described as „an absolutely brilliant practitioner“, who pays „great attention to cases with an exceptional view of the market“.“ Jan Heiner Nedden „offers strong expertise in cases relating to trade, construction and M&A matters with sources noting that he is „smart and very fast“.“ Dr. Nils Schmidt-Ahrendts „is up and coming“ and his „ability to „think about every little aspect of a case“ is highlighted.

Dr. Inka Hanefeld to speak at Arbitral Women event: “Women in Arbitration and International Law”

Dr. Hanefeld will participate as a panellist at an event organised by Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer on 6 December 2018 in Vienna, Austria. Amongst other things, the panel will discuss personal experiences and challenges for women acting in international arbitration, as well as on how to achieve gender parity in international arbitration.

Hanefeld Rechtsanwälte receives recognition in the recently published JUVE Handbuch 2019

The firm has again been endorsed for its work in the area of international arbitration: "With its clear focus on international arbitration, the firm is considered by many to be the "mother of all conflict resolution boutiques. [...] All partners are consistently praised by competitors as arbitrators and party representatives. [...]. With the counsel appointment of Jörn Hombeck, who is already recognized in the market, Hanefeld is also expanding its scope of action more strongly in the area of litigation."

Moreover, Dr. Inka Hanefeld has been named in the recent JUVE ranking amongst the most renowned party representatives in arbitration proceedings, and, together with Jan Heiner Nedden, in the category of the most renowned arbitrators.

Jörn Hombeck, LL.M. promoted to Counsel

We are delighted to announce that senior associate Jörn Hombeck, LL.M. will be promoted to Counsel at Hanefeld Rechtsanwälte as of 1 September 2018 after five years of affiliation with our firm.