Hilmar Raeschke-Kessler - Ziemons & Raeschke-Kessler

Hilmar Raeschke-Kessler

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2016

Universities of Göttingen and Bonn

Bar admission 1975

Since 1986 attorney at the Federal Court of Justice

Honorary Professor, University of Cologne

University of ChicagoLL.M 1975


Prof. Hilmar Raeschke-Kessler has been among the leading arbitrators, national and international, for many years. Since 1985, he has served regularly as chairman, sole arbitrator and party appointed arbitrator in international and national arbitrations (ICC, DIS, PCA, LCIA and others, ad hoc).

These arbitrations are related to disputes with a focus on post m&a, foreign investment, energy and construction.

Prof. Hilmar Raeschke-Kessler is the co-author of
• the IBA-Rules on the Taking of Evidence in International Commercial Arbitration (1999) and of the revised edition (2010),
• the IBA Guidelines on Conflicts of Interest in International Arbitration (2004)
• DIS Arbitration Rules 1998.

He is a board member of DIS, the German Arbitration Institution, a member of the ICC Commission, observer at UNIDROIT and belongs to numerous panels of arbitrators. He has published widely on topics of international arbitration, most recently:

The Neutrality of an Arbitral Institution – Exemplified by the ICC-Court
in: Liber amicorum en l’honneur de William Laurence Craig, 2016, 325-333.

Office Location

Am Dickhäuterplatz 18
Ettlingen, 76275

Practice Areas

Arbitration and Mediation
Corporate Law

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