Johannes Landbrecht is “exceptionally brilliant” and “one of the superstar arbitrators of the next generation”. Peers add that he has “very impressive arbitration knowledge and a sharp legal mind”.
Johannes Landbrecht is of counsel at Gabriel Arbitration in Zurich, sitting as arbitrator and acting as counsel in international arbitration proceedings, with a focus on energy and IP-related disputes. He is also a lecturer at the University of Zurich and the University of Münster in Germany.
Prior to joining Gabriel Arbitration, Dr Landbrecht worked in highly reputed arbitration practices in Frankfurt am Main, Paris, Geneva and Singapore. He has acted in numerous international arbitration proceedings (including for several Fortune 500 companies) under the rules, inter alia, of the ICC, LCIA, Swiss Chambers, UNCITRAL, DIAC, SCC, VIAC and WIPO. The subject matters of these proceedings covered energy, private equity, agency, construction, joint venture, post-M&A, raw materials trading and IP disputes. He also advises on all areas of private international law, cross-border litigation, arbitration-related state court proceedings, and enforcement matters.
Dr Landbrecht graduated from the University of Konstanz (Mag jur, 2006) and the University of London international programmes (LLB, 2011). He holds a doctorate from the University of Geneva (2012). Dr Landbrecht is a regular speaker at, and organiser of, conferences and events on dispute resolution around the globe, serving also as a regional coordinator of DIS40 in Switzerland. In addition to regularly publishing his own work, he is also co-editor of the Swiss Arbitration Association’s ASA Bulletin.
Dr Landbrecht is admitted to the bar in Germany (2008), England and Wales (2014, barrister), and Switzerland (2018). He practises in English, French and German.