As international arbitration lawyers in Hamburg we help our clients to optimize their legal position and to ensure that their contractual partners observe all agreed obligations. We either represent parties to disputes or act as arbitrators.

In the last years many companies chose arbitration tribunals to settle disputes. First, arbitration is usually much cheaper than regular litigation. Secondly our arbitration lawyers state that the average time from filing arbitration until an award might only take a few months in Hamburg. However, the time may vary according to the underlying arbitrational code.

Arbitration in Hamburg/Germany

Hamburg has been known for its commerce since antiquity and was one of the first cities establishing a commercial arbitration. We help our clients with arbitral proceedings in Hamburg and our particular points of interest include:

We also represent our client in international arbitration proceedings e.g.

Arbitration in Germany – how can we help?

Our lawyers specialising in arbitration law are acting as counsel or as arbitrator in international commercial arbitrations. Our arbitration lawyers have special and longstanding expertise in both domestic and cross-border business-arbitrations. Our team has sound knowledge of all German arbitration institutions, their regulations practices.

All lawyers of O&W are multilingual counsels and speak English and German. Our solicitor Gemma Sanz Puig also speaks Spanish as her native tounge.

Drafting arbitration agreements

Further to  arbitration board proceedings we help our clients to avoid disputes and to foresee potential problems. Thus we help our clients drafting international contracts together with arbitration agreements. We think that lawyers should not only assist in lawsuits but should already prevent unnecessary legal disputes proactively.

Arbitration – areas of specialization

Advantages of arbitration

In recent years, there has been a trend among many companies to exclude the normal state courts and instead to agree on a court of arbitration. Arbitration proceedings are generally less expensive than regular state court proceedings. In addition, arbitration proceedings are usually conducted quickly. In Hamburg arbitration proceedings in particular, there are often only a few months between the submission of an arbitration claim and a decision.

Lawyer for international arbitration proceedings in Hamburg

Dieser Artikel wurde am 17. November 2014 erstellt. Er wurde am 21. November 2020 aktualisiert. Die fachliche Zweitprüfung hat Rechtsanwalt Dr. Tristan Wegner durchgeführt.

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