Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek
Advised national and foreign clients in a large number of M&A transactions inter alia related to the energy, automotive, media (television), food production and service industries.
Honorary Member of the German Arbitration Institute (DIS); Past chairman of the Arbitration Committee of the International Bar Association; Past member of the ICC International Court Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce.
Handled numerous national and international arbitration proceedings as arbitrator or counsel in respect to mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, construction project contracts, turnkey plant contracts on behalf of German and mainly international corporate parties or clients.
Co-Author of the Münchener Handbuch des Gesellschaftsrechts, 2. Auflage, 2004, Part 2 (Commentary on Corporate Law); “Rico Claims in International Arbitration and Their Recognition in Germany”, 1994, “Rectification and Interpretation of Arbitral Awards”, ICC Bulletin, 1996; “Choice of Substantive Law in International Arbitration”, International Business Lawyers, 1997; “M&A Litigation and Purchase Price Disputes”, International Commercial Litigation, 1998; Member working party “New IBA Rules of Evidence”, 1999; “Arbitration and Corporate Law “ in Liber Amicorum Prof. Böckstiegel, 2001; “Practical Problems related to Bilateral Investment Treaties in International Arbitration”, ASA Special Series No. 19, August 2002;”The Application of International Law and Treaty Provisions by Arbitrators” by Dr. Wolfgang Kühn / Ulrike Wiegel in “The Journal of World Investment, Vol. 4 No. 3, June 2003); (Dr. Wolfgang Kühn / Ulrike Wiegel); SchiedsVZ “Die CME Saga” (Dr. Wolfgang Kühn / Ulrike Wiegel); „How to avoid conflicting Awards” – The Lauder and CME Cases / The Journal of World Investment & Trade (Dr. Wolfgang Kühn / Ulrike Gantenberg) February 2004; “Öffentlich-private Großprojekte” (public private mega projects) Schriftenreihe Heidelberger Kolloquium, Technologie und Recht 2004, Verlag C.H.Beck; Liber Amicorum Prof. Dr. Peter Schlosser, April 2005, Commercial Arbitration in Germany, German Chapter for Arbitration World, 2nd Edition 2006 (Kühn/Gantenberg); Recension by Dr. Kühn in SchiedsVZ for Handbook of ICC Arbitration by Michael Buehler and Thomas H. Webster, Thomson Sweet & Maxwell, 2006, Common Law vs Civil Law Proceedings in Commercial Arbitration in Liber Amicorum Dr. Lüer 2008; Current Issues concerning the application of the 1958 New York Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards: a German perspective / Journal of International Arbitration 2008 and in SchiedsVZ, Issue 1, January 2009; Advisor to the IBA Rules of Evidence Subcommittee 2010; Arbitration and Insolvency / Dispute Resolution International, Vol 5 No. 2, November 2011. The Practice on Arbitration, Essays in Honour of Hans van Houtte, Arbitration and Insolvency – A comment on Elektrim v Vivendi (Switzerland), Liber Amicorum Hans van Houtte, 2012; New Trends (Multiparties Proceedings, Joinder, Consolidation, Emergency Arbitrator) in the light of the VIAC and DIS Rules (Viac Road Show Nov 2012). MFN Clauses and Dispute Resolution Provisions in International Investment Arbitration: An Overview” – Fordham Law School in New York, June 12, 2014; Defaulting Parties and Default Awards in International Arbitration, Liber Amicorum Gerhard Wegen, March 2015; “Adjudication in International Arbitration”, Liber Amicorum Siegfried Elsing, 2015; “Procedural Tools In Support Of Predictability In International Arbitration” in: Austrian Yearbook on International Arbitration 2017; “The Burden of Substantiation and Proof in Continental European Civil Procedure and the Taking of Evidence in International Arbitration”, Best Lawyers, Fall Global Business Edition 2017.