Germany: Arbitration Expert Witnesses 2018

We highlight 10 leading expert witnesses in this chapter noted for their exceptional work in international arbitral proceedings. 

Most Highly Regarded
1. Alexander Demuth Alvarez & Marsal, Munich
2. Kai Schumacher AlixPartners, Munich

ALVAREZ & MARSAL sees two impressive experts recognised this year for their strong expertise in the field of international arbitration.
Alexander Demuth stands out as the leading expert witness in the country when it comes to arbitration disputes and is considered a “top” name in the field. One source effuses: “I have seen Alexander in action and he is simply brilliant.” 
Jochen Benz is regarded as a specialist when it comes to complex damages disputes, and is a firm favourite among clients who value his “diligent approach”.

At ALIXPARTNERS, Kai Schumacher is widely respected among peers and clients alike who regard him as one of the leading specialists in Germany. Sources describe him as “fantastic” and “absolutely top drawer”.

Gerhard Wagner at HUMBOLDT-UNIVERSITÄT ZU BERLIN is “a top-notch and highly skilled expert”. One respondent notes: “His reports are very convincing and exceptionally well drafted.”

At the UNIVERSITY OF HEIDELBERG, Thomas Pfeiffer is one of the go-to experts in the field and wins praise for his “very calm style”. Sources comment: “He has great skills when presenting his findings and can really convince tribunals.”

Alexander Voegele at NERA ECONOMIC CONSULTING boasts more than 25 years’ experience in the field, and is well versed in handling matters across a range of industries including pharmaceutical, banking and telecommunications.

At PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS, Michael Hammes is a well-known figure in the German market recognised for his tremendous understanding of arbitration proceedings.

PKF FASSELT SCHLAGE’s Rüdiger Tüscher wins international praise for his expertise in the arbitration field, and is highly sought after by clients.

Ekaterina Lohwasser at ACCURACY is “a fantastic practitioner” highlighted for her work in relation to complex damages and valuation disputes.

Anke Nestler at VALNES CORPORATE FINANCE is a valuations specialist, and is commended by sources for her impressive testifying work. 

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Nominees have been selected based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only specialists who have met independent international research criteria are listed.

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