Ulrike Gantenberg is a partner of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, a major German independent law firm with more than 300 lawyers and offices in Berlin, Brussels, Chemnitz, Cologne, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt am Main, Hamburg, Munich, Stuttgart and Zurich. The law firm has a full-service approach including, in particular, construction, general corporate and commercial matters, M&A and international arbitration.
Ulrike's areas of practice are dispute resolution (litigation and international arbitration), corporate and M&A. She is one of the leading partners of the firm's dispute resolution practice. As a qualified German lawyer with experience of working in France, Ulrike is particularly dedicated to international work. Besides German, she speaks English and French fluently.
Ulrike frequently acts as counsel and arbitrator (over 40 cases as sole arbitrator, chair and co-arbitrator) in international arbitration proceedings (ad hoc, DIS, ICC, LCIA, VIAC, SCC, FAI, etc) and litigation, particularly on post-M&A, corporate/licence and construction disputes. She also acts as counsel in DAB proceedings regarding turnkey and energy projects.
Ulrike further advises German and international clients in corporate law and M&A transactions, mostly with a cross-border aspect. She has advised in large numbers of M&A transactions, inter alia, relating to energy, telecommunication, automotive and service industries. The outstanding quality of Ulrike’s work has been acknowledged by several national and international rankings.
Ulrike is a frequent speaker on issues of international arbitration and international private law at international events and conferences. She regularly publishes on arbitration and corporate issues and is a member of several arbitration organisations. She is a member of the board of directors of the German Institution of Arbitration (DIS) and the ICC World Business Institute, and chair of the working group for alternative dispute resolution of the German Bar Association (DAV).
WWL says: Sources were effusive in their praise of Gantenberg’s practice, with one respondent describing her as “one of the best young arbitrators in Germany”.
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