Dr Rouven Bodenheimer specialises in conflict resolution and renders advice on corporate law and construction law in particular. Besides civil court proceedings he has been involved in numerous arbitration cases governed both institutionally (DIS, ICC, LCIA, SCC, DIAC and CAS) as well as ad hoc arbitration. He has garnered significant experience as co-arbitrator, sole arbitrator, chairman and counsel in various arbitration proceedings both domestically and internationally. He is particularly experienced in disputes involving difficult technical issues and complex commercial aspects. His expertise lies in fields as diverse as infrastructure, energy, construction and intricate financial transactions.
Upon completing his formal legal education, Dr Bodenheimer published a doctoral thesis on a trade law topic in a comparative perspective under German and English law and obtained an additional Master's degree in business mediation.
Dr Bodenheimer has lectured mediation and international arbitration at the joint Master's programme of two prestigious German universities.
Dr Bodenheimer regularly publishes articles, book reviews and book contributions in the field of international arbitration and dispute resolution.
In May 2014 Dr Bodenheimer was appointed co-chair of the DIS40, the under-40 member organisation of the German Institution for Arbitration, as well as being an active member of the International Bar Assocation's arbitration committee and within that a peer-appointed founding member of the steering committee of the under-40 arbitration group. He is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb).
Dr Bodenheimer speaks German, English, Dutch and French.
WWL says: One source dubs Bodenheimer “without doubt a top player” thanks to “his tenacity and ability to successfully negotiate complicated legal issues”.
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