Philipp K. Wagner - WAGNER Arbitration

Philipp K. Wagner

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2014


Philipp is a German Attorney based in Berlin and admitted to the New York Bar. Prior to setting up WAGNER Arbitration, he worked in a medium sized German law firm, for many years as partner. He specializes in dispute resolution with a focus on arbitration and has extensive experience in cross-border disputes and business transactions. He holds an LL.M. degree from Emory Law School Atlanta and a doctorate degree from Rostock University.


Universities of Regensburg and Berlin Humboldt (Law Degree / J.D. equivalent), Emory Law School (LL.M. 2002) and Rostock (Dr. iur. 2008 in the field of international arbitration); clerk and trainee advocate in Berlin and with a leading arbitration practitioner in Paris; licensed mediator (since 2015).

Practice Areas

Dispute resolution with a focus on arbitration as party counsel, arbitrator and mediator; transaction counseling in the field of domestic and cross-border business law, especially commercial and corporate law as well as real estate law.


  • over 60 arbitrations as party counsel and arbitrator, including ICC, DIS, SCC, UNCITRAL, GMAA, and ad hoc tribunals,
  • over 60 domestic and foreign state court proceedings, and
  • over 90 mostly cross-border transactions and investments in the technology and real estate sector, including legal due diligence and setting up of businesses.

Other activities and publications

Lecturer at Berlin Humboldt University since 2009 in the field of international arbitration and real estate law; Co-author to several commentaries and author to numerous publications in the fields of international business law and arbitration; non-executive member to two German stock listed real estate companies.

Working languages

English · French · German.


Born 1975 in Munich · raised in Germany, France and the USA.

Berlin Humboldt UniversityEmory UniversityLL.M 2002Rostock University
DIS below 40DIS German Instution of ArbitrationASA Swiss Arbitration AssociationNYSBA New State Bar Association

Office Location

Georgenstraße 24
Berlin, 10117

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2016 Lawyer of the Year in Arbitration and Mediation of the Berlin Metro Area
Philipp K. Wagner has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2016!

Practice Areas

Arbitration and Mediation

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