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.

Dirk Wiegandt´s appointment as Vice-President of AIJA’s International Arbitration Commission

HANEFELD is pleased to share that Hamburg based Senior Associate Dr. Dirk Wiegandt has been appointed Vice-President of AIJA - International Association of Young Lawyers' International Arbitration Commission.
Founded in 1962, AIJA is a global association devoted to lawyers and in-house counsel aged 45 and under and currently has around 4,000 members in 90 different countries. The activities of AIJA are coordinated by 20 Commissions in charge of organising events and keeping members up to the date in their respective areas of practice. Accordingly, AIJA’s International Arbitration Commission provides a forum for the exchange of expertise among young arbitration practitioners across the world offering its members opportunities to enrich their network and establish business relationships during regular seminars, workshops and working sessions.

Dr. Rosenfeld´s upcoming talk in New York

Dr. Wiegandt’s upcoming speaking engagement

HANEFELD’s Hamburg based Senior Associate Dr. Dirk Wiegandt will be speaking at the session “Old Tricks, New Tricks: Corruption in Arbitration” at the AIJA - International Association of Young Lawyers Annual Congress in Singapore on 23 August 2022.   The session will cover highly sensitive issues such as arbitral tribunals’ rights and obligations to investigate corruption and the consequences of positive findings of fraud by arbitrators. Further, the session will include a series of hypothetical scenarios inspired by real cases to consider the evolving definitions and standards of proof of corruption that have developed in recent years, including some notable decisions arising from Singapore.   #aijacongress2022#aijasingapore

Hanefeld sucht Verstärkung für sein Team (Associate / Volljurist:in)

HANEFELD sucht Verstärkung für sein Team. Associate / Volljurist:in (m/w/d) / Berufseinsteiger:in oder mit Berufserfahrung (Büro Hamburg) Interessiert? Weitere Infos unten!