School of Law

Arbitrating in Germany

2 September 2013

Time: 4:00 - 8:00pm
Venue: School of Law, Queen Mary, University of London, 67-69 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3JB

The School of International Arbitration at Queen Mary, University of London and The German Institution of Arbitration (DIS) present 'Arbitrating in Germany'.

  • 4.00 pm - Welcome
    Professor Dr Loukas Mistelis, Queen Mary, University of London
    Professor Dr Karl-Heinz Böckstiegel, German Institution of Arbitration (DIS)
  • 4.15 pm - Panel I: Arbitrating in Germany
    Chair: Professor Dr Karl-Heinz Böckstiegel, DIS Honorary President, Berlin/Cologne
    a) Conducting an Arbitration under the DIS Rules, Jens Bredow, DIS Secretary General, Berlin/Cologne
    b) Conducting an Arbitration seated in Germany, Dr Richard Happ, Luther, Partner, Hamburg
    Comments by: Hilary Heilbron QC, Brick Court Chambers, London
  • 5.30 pm - Coffee Break
  • 5.45 pm - Panel II: Arbitrating with Germans
    Chair: Dr Volker Triebel, Crown Office Chambers, London
    a) Technique for efficient decision making used by German trained arbitrators – only by them?
    Professor Dr Stefan Kröll, Independent Arbitrator, Cologne
    Karyl Nairn QC, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom, Partner, London
    b) Germans as Parties – a view from across the Channel
    Franz T Schwarz, WilmerHale, Partner, London
    Robert Hunter, 12 Gray’s Inn Square, London
  • 7.00 pm - Closing of the event / Cocktails

CPD Points

This event is accredited for 2.5 CPD points. 

More Information 

For more information visit the German Institution of Arbitration (DIS) website

How to Book

Please register as soon as possible, but no later than 26 August 2013. Places will be allocated on a “first come first served” basis. Participation is free of charge.

Register online via the German Institution of Arbitration (DIS) website.