Dr. Wolfgang Kühn
Partner Dr. Wolfgang Kühn Düsseldorf
+49 211 600 55-205
+49 211 600 55-200
w.kuehn@heuking.de
Languages
German, English

Practice Groups

  • Litigation/Arbitration
  • Energy
  • Transport, Traffic & Infrastructure

Expertise

  • 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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Vita

  • 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

Affiliations

  • 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 Kühn's distinctions

Handelsblatt: Deutschlands Beste Anwälte 2020
JUVE Handbuch Wirtschaftskanzleien 2019/2020
Handelsblatt: Deutschlands Beste Anwälte 2019
Legal 500 EMEA 2019
Legal 500 Germany 2019
JUVE Handbook Commercial Law Firms 2018/2019
Handelsblatt: Deutschlands Beste Anwälte 2018
Chambers Europe 2018
Chambers Global 2018
Legal 500 Germany 2018
JUVE Handbook Commercial Law Firms 2018
Handelsblatt: Deutschlands Beste Anwälte 2017
Legal 500 EMEA 2017
Chambers Europe 2017
Chambers Global 2017
Legal 500 Germany 2017
JUVE Handbook Commercial Law Firms 2016/2017
Handelsblatt: Deutschlands Beste Anwälte 2016
Chambers Europe 2016
Legal 500 EMEA 2016
Chambers Global 2016
Legal 500 Deutschland 2016
JUVE Handbook German Commercial Law Firms 2015/2016
Handelsblatt: Germany's Best Lawyers 2015
Legal 500 EMEA 2015
Chambers Europe 2015
Chambers Global 2015
Legal 500 Germany 2015
JUVE Handbook German Commercial Law Firms 2014/2015
Chambers Europe 2014
Chambers Global 2014
JUVE Handbook German Commercial Law Firms 2013/2014
Legal 500 EMEA 2014
Legal 500 EMEA 2018
Legal 500 Deutschland 2014
Chambers Europe 2013
Chambers Global 2013
Chambers Global 2012

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).

Projects

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

Publications by Dr. Wolfgang Kühn

2017
2015
    • Defaulting Parties and Default Awards in International Arbitration
      Liber Amicorum Prof. Gerhard Wegen, March 2015
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    • Dispute Adjudication vs Arbitration
      Liber Amicorum Prof. Siegfried Elsing, March 2015
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2012
    • The Practice of Arbitration, Arbitration and Insolvency
      Liber Amicorum Hans van Houtte 2012
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2011
    • Advisor to the IBA Rules of Evidence Subcommittee
      2010; Arbitration and Insolvency / Dispute Resolution International Vol. 5 No. 2, November 2011
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2009
    • Advisor to the IBA Rules of Evidence Subcommittee
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    • Münchener Handbuch Corporate Law, Part 2, 3rd edition 2009
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2006
2005
    • Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit in Deutschland
      Bestandsaufnahme und Potentiale, Vortrag Handelskammer Hamburg 2005, Veröffentlichung im Tagungsband der Handelskammer
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    • Die Kostenentscheidung im Schiedsgerichtsverfahren
      DIS-Materialien, X, 2005, p. 83 by Dr. Wolfgang Kühn and Ulrike Gantenberg
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    • Confidentiality in Arbitration
      Grenzüberschreitungen – Beiträge zum internationalen Verfahrensrecht und zur Schiedsgerichtbarkeit. Festschrift for the 70. date of birth of Peter Schlosser 04/2005, p. 461 by Dr. Wolfgang Kühn and Ulrike Gantenberg
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2004
    • Jurisdictional Comparison on Germany
      Arbitration World 2004, p. 183 by Dr. Wolfgang Kühn and Ulrike Gantenberg
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    • Öffentlich private Großprojekte (public private mega projects)
      Schriftenreihe Heidelberger Kolloquium Technologie und Recht 2004, Bd 23, Verlag C.H.Beck
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    • Münchener Handbuch des Gesellschaftsrechts
      Co-Author, 2nd Edition, 2004, Part 2 (Commentary on Corporate Law)
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    • Die Kostenentscheidung im Schiedsgerichtsverfahren
      DIS-Veranstaltung, April 28, 2004
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    • Die CME Saga – Ein internationaler Investitionsstreit
      SchiedsVZ 2004, p. 1 by Dr. Wolfgang Kühn and Ulrike Gantenberg
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2003
    • Commercial Arbitration in Germany
      German Chapter for Arbitration World 2003
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    • The Application of International Law and Treaty Provisions by Arbitrators
      The Journal of World Investment; Vol. 4, 2003, No. 3 by Dr. Wolfgang Kühn and Ulrike Gantenberg
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2002
    • Practical Problems related to Bilateral Investment Treaties in International Arbitration
      ASA Special Series 2002, No. 19
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2001
    • Arbitration and Corporate Law
      in: Liber Amicorum Prof. Böckstiegel, 2001
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2000
    • Münchener Handbuch des Gesellschaftsrechts
      Co-Author, 2nd Edition, 2000, Vol. 2
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1999
    • New IBA Rules of Evidence
      Member working party, 1999
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1998
    • M & A Litigation and Purchase Price Disputes
      International Commercial Litigation 1998
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1997
    • Choice of Substantive Law in International Arbitration
      International Business Lawyers 1997
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1996
    • Rectification and Interpretation of Arbitral Awards
      ICC Bulletin 1996
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1994
    • Rico Claims in International Arbitration and Their Recognition in Germany
      1994
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    • How to avoid conflicting Awards – The Lauder and CME Cases
      The Journal of World Investment & Trade 02/2004 by Dr. Wolfgang Kühn and Ulrike Gantenberg
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Lectures by Dr. Wolfgang Kühn

2017
  • Alternative funding redux
    Kiev Arbitration Days 2017, November 3, 2017
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2015
  • Procedural Tools in support of Predictability in International Arbitration
    Vienna Arbitration Days, January 22-23, 2016
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  • Comparative Techniques of Obtaining Oral Evidence in International Arbitration
    DIS Autumn Conference 2015 in Berlin, September 21 – 22, 2015 
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  • Length of Arbitration and Fast-Track Procedures
    4th DIS Baltic Arbitration Days 2015 in Riga, June 4 -5, 2015
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  • Gesellschaftsrechtliche Streitigkeiten in der Praxis der Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit polnische und deutsche Perspektiven
    DIS / SAD Arbitrazowy Seminar an der Universität Warschau, May 21, 2015
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  • Die Rolle des Mitschiedsrichters
    Freshfields Arbitration Lecture, March 25, 2015
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2014
  • MFN Clauses and Dispute Resolution Provisions in International Investment Arbitration: An Overview
    Fordham Law School in New York, June 12, 2014
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2013
  • Informationsbegehren und deren Abwehr im Schiedsverfahren
    Dispute Resolution Forum Düsseldorf-Köln, Industrie-Club Düsseldorf, June 19, 2013
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2012
  • Neue Trends (Mehrparteienverfahren, Joinder, Consolidation, Emergency Arbitrator) im Lichte der Schiedsordnungen des VIAC und der DIS
    VIAC Road Show in Düsseldorf, November 15, 2012
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  • Numerous lectures at national and international arbitration conferences
    IBA, ICCA, ASA, LCIA, DIS etc.
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