Hanefeld Rechtsanwälte


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.


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.

Dr. Inka Hanefeld interviewed by ‘breaking.through’

‘breaking.through’ has published its interview with Dr. Inka Hanefeld where she discusses the requirements and advantages of self-employment, as well as the various challenges in reconciling family and career at different stages of life.

Hanefeld Rechtsanwälte again recognised as a GAR 100 approved firm for International Arbitration

Hanefeld Rechtsanwälte has been recognised in the 11th edition of the “GAR 100", which consists of the top leading arbitration law firms worldwide. This is the second year in a row that Hanefeld has been included on the list.

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".