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WWL Ranking: Future Leader

Peers and clients say

"Still THE name in investment arbitration in Germany"
"Outstanding in all ways"
"An excellent lawyer and arbitrator"
"I was incredibly impressed with his dedication to furthering arbitration globally and his expertise at such a young age!"


Arne Fuchs is a partner and global co-chair of the firm’s international arbitration and dispute resolution group.

Arne advises corporate and sovereign clients in commercial disputes as well as in investment treaty arbitrations. He has extensive experience with disputes conducted under the ICSID Convention, most major institutional rules (including ICC, LCIA, HKIAC, SCC, SCAI, DIS and DIS-Sport Rules), UNCITRAL ad hoc rules, as well as with pure ad hoc arbitration. He handles disputes across industry sectors. Recent examples include automotive, construction, energy, health / pharma, mining & metals, TMT and real estate. Arne also advises clients on sports law issues such as the status and transfer of players as well as licensing rights.

In addition to his role as counsel, Arne is also acting as arbitrator. He is a Fellow of the Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators (FMIArb) and was appointed to the list of arbitrators of the Japan Commercial Arbitration Association (JCAA), the Panel of Arbitrators of the Asian International Arbitration Centre (AIAC), the arbitrator and mediator pool of the Court of Arbitration of Art (CAfA), as well as the Energy Community’s Panel of Mediators.

Arne is a member of the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR and the arbitration committee of the IBA. In 2017, Arne was appointed by the ICC International Court of Arbitration as regional representative for the Europe and Russia chapter of the ICC YAF (with a 2017–2019 mandate). He regularly speaks at international conferences and teaches training courses and workshops on dispute resolution.

Arne has been recognised by GAR’s Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration – Future Leaders since the inaugural 2017 edition and is also recognised and recommended for his dispute resolution expertise by The Legal 500 EMEA and Expert Guides Commercial Arbitration.

Arne studied law at the University of Augsburg and obtained a LLM degree from the George Washington University Law School in Washington, DC, where he focused his studies on public international law and international arbitration. He also successfully completed an advanced training programme in German and international arbitration at the University of Frankfurt and American University’s Washington College of Law seminar on international commercial arbitration.

Arne is fluent in English and German and has a working knowledge of French. He reads Spanish.

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