Inga Witte

Inga Witte, LL.M.

Rechtsanwältin|Associate

About Inga Witte

Inga Witte acts as counsel in a variety of litigation and arbitration cases, arbitrator and tribunal secretary, and has particular expertise in the renewables sector. She regularly handles complex construction and engineering cases as well as disputes involving international commercial and sales law, corporate law and post-M&A matters.

Inga studied at the University of Göttingen and completed an LL.M. in International Law: Investments, Trade and Arbitration at the Universidad de Chile and the University of Heidelberg. She previously worked with a leading Swiss law firm in Zurich and clerked, amongst others, with the European Commission (DG Trade) and the German Constitutional Court.

She speaks German, English and Spanish.

Contact

Instruments

Arbitration Litigation

Areas of practice

Energy Construction & Engineering Commercial & Trade Law Post-M&A & Corporate Law International Private & Civil Procedure Law Investment Protection Public International Law EU Law

Experience

  • Sole Arbitrator and Presiding Arbitrator in international arbitral proceedings
  • Tribunal Secretary in domestic and international arbitral proceedings (in particular under the ICC, DIS and DIA Rules)

Representation of domestic and foreign companies in domestic and international arbitral proceedings

Representation of domestic and foreign companies before German courts

Languages and nationality

  • German
  • English
  • Spanish

  • German

Curriculum vitae

  • Since 2021

    Attorney with HANEFELD, Hamburg

  • 2018 - 2020

    Legal Traineeship (Referendariat) at the Higher Regional Court of Hamburg with stages at the European Commission (DG Trade), HANEFELD and the Federal Constitutional Court

  • 2018

    Trainee at a large Swiss law firm (Practice Group International Arbitration) in Zurich

  • 2017 - 2018

    LL.M. International Law: Investments, Trade and Arbitration, cooperation between the Universidad de Chile and the University of Heidelberg with the support of the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law

  • 2012 - 2017

    Research Assistant at the Department for Private and Procedural Law at the University of Göttingen

  • 2011 - 2017

    Law Studies at the University of Göttingen as a scholarship holder of the German National Academic Foundation

Publications

  • The Exception in Theory, a Unicorn in Practice? Revisiting Security for Costs from a Practitioner’s Perspective
    Stockholm Arbitration Yearbook (together with Jan Heiner Nedden, forthcoming)

  • Interactions between International Investment Law and Constitutional Law: Promoting the Dialogue. A European Perspective on Judicial Cooperation and Deference
    21 Max Planck UNYB, pp. 468-574

Memberships

  • Arbitral Women and Young Arbitral Women Practitioners (YAWP)
  • German Institution of Arbitration (DIS40)
  • LAV Young Professionals
  • ICC YAF
  • ASA Below 40
  • Young Austrian Arbitration Practitioners (YAAP)
  • Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG)
  • New Generation CAM-CCBC
  • Young ICCA
  • Germany VYAP
  • Gesellschaft für Freiheitsrechte e.V.
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