Dr Wolfgang Kühn is a senior partner of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, a major German law firm with more than 300 lawyers, and offices in Berlin, Brussels, Chemnitz, Cologne, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich, Stuttgart and Zurich. The firm engages in general corporate and commercial, international arbitration and M&A.
Dr Kühn's area of practice is corporate law, mergers and acquisitions and international arbitration. Dr Kühn has advised national and foreign clients in a large number of M&A transactions, inter alia, related to the energy, automotive, media (television), telecom and service industries. Dr Kühn has handled numerous national and international arbitration proceedings as arbitrator or counsel in respect to mergers and acquisitions, investment treaties, joint ventures, construction project contracts, turnkey plant contracts, gas price disputes on behalf of German and mainly international corporate parties or clients.
Dr Kühn is an honorary member of the German Institution of Arbitration (DIS); past chairman arbitration committee of the International Bar Association; past member ICC International Court of Arbitration.
Dr Kühn is the author of numerous books and articles. His publications include "Commercial Arbitration in Germany", Arbitration World 2003 (Wolfgang Kühn and Ulrike Gantenberg); "Die CME Saga", SchiedsVZ (Wolfgang Kühn and Ulrike Gantenberg); "How to avoid conflicting Awards - The Lauder and CME Cases", Journal of World Investment & Trade (Wolfgang Kühn and Ulrike Gantenberg) February 2004; Liber Amicorum Professor Dr Peter Schlosser, April 2005; "Common Law vs Civil Law Proceedings in Commercial Arbitration", 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", Journal of International Arbitration, 2008; "Arbitration and Insolvency", The Practice of Arbitration, 2012; and "Insolvency and Arbitration", Liber Amicorum Hans van Houtte, 2012,“MFN Clauses and Dispute Resolution Provisions in International Investment Arbitration: An Overview”, Fordham Law School in New York 2014; "Defaulting Parties and Default Awards in International Arbitration", Liber Amicorum Gerhard Wegen, March 2015; "Adjudication in International Arbitration", Liber Amicorum Siegfried Elsing, 2015.
WWL says: “Kühn is a very devoted arbitrator” who “handles the various parties and witnesses masterfully”.
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