"Georg is astute and results-driven, I was impressed by the clarity of his written submissions and oral pleadings"
"A brilliant advocate and extremely knowledgeable"
"He has vast knowledge and experience in investor-state proceedings"
"Georg was clear and convincing and gave a skilled presentation at the hearing"
Georg Scherpf represents clients in often complex commercial and investment arbitrations. He also sits as arbitrator.
His commercial arbitration work covers a range of legal issues and sectors including international trade (CISG), corporate disputes (joint venture and post M&A) and energy (particularly offshore wind and PV). He has represented clients in ad hoc arbitrations seated in Germany, England, Switzerland, Turkey and Singapore as well as under various institutional rules (DIS, ICC, LCIA, SIAC and SCAI).
His public international law experience includes advising clients in relation to bilateral investment treaties (BITs) and multilateral investment treaties including the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT). He has acted for investors in several complex treaty cases (ICSID, PCA and UNCITRAL ad hoc) relating to infrastructure and renewable/conventional energy investments. Recently, he has focused particularly on disputes in the wider CIS region.
Georg studied law at Humboldt University and King’s College London, and practises as a German attorney (Rechtsanwalt) and a solicitor (England and Wales). Between 2013 and 2016, he was regional representative of the DIS40 and from 2016 to 2018 YIAG regional representative for Europe. Georg regularly publishes and speaks on international dispute resolution and arbitration.