Jörn Hombeck

Jörn Hombeck, LL.M.


About Jörn Hombeck

Jörn Hombeck primarily acts as counsel in state court and arbitration proceedings. He focusses in particular on antitrust damages and complex construction matters. Jörn represents clients before all German regional courts and higher regional courts. In light of his broad expertise, Jörn also often works as co-counsel (Litigation and German law) in cooperation with other leading law firms.

In addition, Jörn has vast experience in DAB proceedings (Dispute Adjudication Boards) – principally in the renewable energy sector. He also frequently acts as arbitrator in domestic and international arbitrations.

Jörn’s professional focus is in renewable energy disputes (in particular offshore wind farms), antitrust damages, post-M&A, corporate, construction and real estate matters.

Jörn earned a Master of Laws (LL.M.) at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. Before joining HANEFELD, he worked at a leading international law firm in Hamburg in its real estate and corporate departments. He frequently speaks at domestic and international events, inter alia, in collaboration with the GIZ.

He is fluent in German and English.




Arbitration Litigation

Areas of practice

Construction & Engineering Real estate law Post-M&A & Corporate Law Energy Antitrust Damages


Representation of domestic and foreign companies in state court proceedings before German Courts (focus: antitrust damages, construction, transaction disputes, supply agreements, corporate law)

Representation of domestic and foreign companies in domestic and international arbitration proceedings and DAB proceedings

Joint representation of domestic and foreign companies as “German-Law Co-Counsel" and/or as “Litigation Co-Counsel" together with other leading law firms

  • Presiding arbitrator, sole arbitrator and co-arbitrator in domestic and international arbitration proceedings (ICC, DIS, CEAC, Hamburger freundschaftliche Arbitrage, ad hoc)
  • Conciliator under the rules of the Beijing-Hamburg Conciliation Centre Hamburg

Languages and nationality

  • German
  • English

  • German

Curriculum vitae

  • Since 2013

    Attorney with HANEFELD, Hamburg

  • 2013

    Attorney with Hogan Lovells International LLP, Hamburg (Real Estate Department)

  • 2010 - 2012

    Legal traineeship (Referendariat) in Hamburg including work experience with Gleiß Lutz in Hamburg (Corporate Litigation Department), Hogan Lovells International LLP in Hamburg (Real Estate Department) and the German Embassy in Oslo

  • 2010 - 2011

    Legal assistant with Hogan Lovells International LLP, Hamburg (Corporate Department)

  • 2009 - 2010

    Master of Laws in Economy Law (LL.M.) including international arbitration and sports law, University of Auckland, New Zealand

  • 2004 - 2009

    Studies of Law at the University of Bonn


  • Arbitration and cross-border insolvencies
    Arbeitsgemeinschaft Insolvenzrecht & Sanierung

  • Commodity Arbitration
    Kuwait Arbitration School
    Kuwait University, Kuwait
  • Applying the CISG in international arbitration: a straightforward exercise?
    Panel, ICC YAF/YAAP Conference
    Vienna, Austria

  • Challenge and dismissal of arbitrators – useful or useless?
    DIS40 regional group
    Zurich, Switzerland
  • ADR in the Construction & Operation of Offshore Wind Parks
    Center for International Dispute Resolution
  • Virtual Hearings in Arbitration: Recent Experiences
    Court of Arbitration at the Polish Chamber of Commerce

  • Arbitration in light of the COVID-19 pandemic – current challenges and future opportunities
    ASA below 40 Webinar
  • Introduction to International Arbitration
    Training on Alternative Dispute Resolution

  • International Arbitration
    Summer University of the German Bar Association

  • Crash course on the legal instruments of the European Union and their impact on international dispute resolution
  • Expedited arbitration – what are the experiences so far?
    International Arbitration Seminar
  • Q&A with arbitration expert – tips and tricks
    Norddeutscher Schiedsgerichtstag
  • Procedural specifics in antitrust damages litigation
    Dispute Resolution Forum North
  • Introduction to Sports Arbitration
    Hamburg Arbitration School

  • Powers, duties and jurisdiction of arbitrators
    ABAS Event - AIA Brussels Arbitration School
  • The impact of energy revolution in Germany on electricity supply contracts
    ICC YAF event

  • The arbitrator’s competence
    ABAS event at AIA Brussels Arbitration School
  • Tribunal Assisted Settlements in International Arbitration - Parties' Expectations and the Role of the Tribunal
    ICC YAF event
  • Creating a legal basis for anti-suit injunctions as enforceable decisions of an arbitral tribunal?
    DIS40 regional group north

  • Current developments in sports arbitration in Germany
    DIS40 regional group north
  • German Law as an alternative in international contracts
    ICC Austria seminar
  • Introduction to International Arbitration
    Bucerius Law School


  • Dispute resolution by Dispute Adjudication Boards - practical advice on the structuring and conduct of proceedings (in German)
    BauR 2020, pp. 1385 et seq.
  • Arbitration and insolvency proceedings – an overview on particularly practice-relevant topics in the wake of the current coronavirus pandemic (in German)
    NZI 2020, pp. 449 et seq.
  • Enforcing ICSID awards in Germany
    Lexis PSL Practice Notes

  • Arbitrators are also good for transactions (in German)
    Immobilienzeitung 39-40/2017

  • International Arbitration between standardization and flexibility - Predictability and flexibility seen from a client’s perspective
    SchiedsVZ 2015, pp. 20 et seq.
  • State immunity in proceedings for the enforcement of ICSID awards
    Lexis PSL Practice Notes
  • Enforcing ICSID awards in Germany, jointly with Dr. Friedrich Rosenfeld und Annabelle Möckesch
    Practice Note for LexisPSL
  • Enforcement of international arbitral awards in Germany
    Practice Note for LexisPSL

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution with regard to (Off-Shore) Wind Farms (in German)
    EnWZ 2014, pp. 537 et seq.


  • German Arbitration Institute (DIS/DIS40)
  • Former Regional Coordinator German Arbitration Institute (DIS40 North)
    2017 - 2019
  • Competition Litigation Forum (C-L-F)
  • ICC Young Arbitrators Forum (YAF)
  • LCIA Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG)
  • Groupe ASA des Jeunes Praticiens de l'Arbitrage (ASA Below 40)
  • Young Austrian Arbitration Practitioners (YAAP)
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