Dr. Wolfgang Kuehn


+49 211 600 55-205 +49 211 600 55-200

German, English
Consulting focuses
  • Arbitration
  • Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A)
  • Corporate Law
  • Stock Corporation Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Construction Law
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Energy Law
  • International Building Contract Law
  • Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Automotive
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  • Admitted to the Bar in Germany
  • Education and former activities
  • Universities of Munich and Münster (Legal Trainee/Referendar; Assessor; Dr. jur.)
  • Buckeridge & Braune, Solicitors, London, United Kingdom
  • Westfalenbank AG


  • Founding member of the Dispute Resolution Forum Düsseldorf and Cologne
  • Honorary member of the German Arbitration Institute (DIS)
  • Past Chairman of the Arbitration Committee of the International Bar Association
  • Past Member, ICC International Court Arbitration
  • Co-Chair, Arbitration in Maritime and Transport Disputes, Hamburg
  • Co-Chair, International Bar Association First International Arbitration Day, New York
  • Co-Chair, International Bar Association Second International Arbitration Day, Düsseldorf

Dr. Wolfgang Kuehn's Distinctions

Who's Who Legal Arbitration 2024

Best Lawyers 2024

Handelsblatt: Deutschlands Beste Anwälte 2023

WWL Germany 2023

Best Lawyers 2023

WWL Germany 2022

JUVE Handbuch Wirtschaftskanzleien 2021/2022

Handelsblatt: Deutschlands Beste Anwälte 2022

Handelsblatt: Deutschlands Beste Anwälte 2021

Best Lawyers 2022

Chambers Europe 2021

Chambers Global 2021

Who's Who Legal Arbitration 2021

WWL Germany 2021

JUVE Handbook Commercial Law Firms 2020/2021

Best Lawyers 2021

International Arbitration

  • Chairman, Co-arbitrator and Counsel in international arbitrations (investment treaty, post M&A, construction, corporate under ICC, Danish Arbitration, SIAC, DIS, etc. and UNCITRAL ad hoc).


Arbitrator und Counsel in major gas pricing arbitration proceedings, construction disputes etc.



Procedural Tools In Support Of Predictability In International Arbitration
Austrian Yearbook on International Arbitration 2017


Adjudication in International Arbitration
Festschrift für Siegfried H. Elsing zum 65. Geburtstag, 11/2015


Defaulting Parties and Default Awards in International Arbitration
Liber Amicorum Prof. Gerhard Wegen, March 2015
Dispute Adjudication vs Arbitration
Liber Amicorum Prof. Siegfried Elsing, March 2015



Alternative funding redux
Kiev Arbitration Days 2017, November 3, 2017


Procedural Tools in support of Predictability in International Arbitration
Vienna Arbitration Days, January 22-23, 2016
Comparative Techniques of Obtaining Oral Evidence in International Arbitration
DIS Autumn Conference 2015 in Berlin, September 21 – 22, 2015 
Length of Arbitration and Fast-Track Procedures
4th DIS Baltic Arbitration Days 2015 in Riga, June 4 -5, 2015
Gesellschaftsrechtliche Streitigkeiten in der Praxis der Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit polnische und deutsche Perspektiven
DIS / SAD Arbitrazowy Seminar an der Universität Warschau, May 21, 2015
Die Rolle des Mitschiedsrichters
Freshfields Arbitration Lecture, March 25, 2015


MFN Clauses and Dispute Resolution Provisions in International Investment Arbitration: An Overview
Fordham Law School in New York, June 12, 2014


Informationsbegehren und deren Abwehr im Schiedsverfahren
Dispute Resolution Forum Düsseldorf-Köln, Industrie-Club Düsseldorf, June 19, 2013


Neue Trends (Mehrparteienverfahren, Joinder, Consolidation, Emergency Arbitrator) im Lichte der Schiedsordnungen des VIAC und der DIS
VIAC Road Show in Düsseldorf, November 15, 2012
Numerous lectures at national and international arbitration conferences

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