Gerhard Wegen

Gerhard Wegen


Gleiss Lutz

Recognized since 2009

Stuttgart, Germany

Practice Areas

Arbitration and Mediation

Corporate Law

International Arbitration

Investment

Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Private Equity Law

Trade Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Corporate Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Arbitration and Mediation
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Gerhard’s practice focuses on corporate and M&A. He has an outstanding track record advising international clients in all aspects of cross-border M&A projects. Furthermore Gerhard also participates regularly in international arbitration proceedings as both an arbitrator and a counsel in 135 actual cases.

After training as a bank clerk he studied at the Universities of Hamburg, Geneva/Switzerland, Tübingen and Harvard Law School (LL.M. 1981) (Honorary Phi Delta Phi). Gerhard has been a partner at Gleiss Lutz since 1987. Gerhard was admitted in New York State and SDNY/EDNY 1983, to the US Ct. App. for the Federal District 2007, US Supreme Court 2009 and US Ct. App. for the Second Circuit 2010. He was also admitted as Foreign Attorney in Brussels/Belgium 1987. Gerhard has been an Honorary Professor at the University of Tübingen since 1997.

He is a member of the New York State (NYSBA), American (ABA), International (IBA) and Inter-Pacific (IPBA) Bar Associations (Council Member At-Large Europe), The Association of the Bar of the City of New York, German and American Societies of International Law, International Law Association (German Branch - International Securities Regulation Committee), German (DIS) and Swiss (ASA) Arbitration Associations, London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCArb), AAA International – ICDR Panel of Arbitrators, SIAC (Singapore), DIAC (Dubai) International Arbitrator, KCAB (Korean) Panel of International Arbitrators, CIMA (Spain) International Arbitrator’s List, RCICA-Panel (Lagos), KLRCA (Kuala Lumpur) Arbitrator and Mediator, Kigali International Arbitration Centre (KIAC).

He speaks German, English and French.

Location

  • Lautenschlagerstrasse 21
    Stuttgart 70173
    Germany

Gleiss Lutz
Headquarters: Brussels, Belgium

126 The Best Lawyers in Belgium awards

15 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Belgium awards

Law Firm of the Year Badge

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Corporate Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Arbitration and Mediation

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Corporate Law, Baden-Württemberg, Germany (2018)
  • Arbitration and Mediation, Stuttgart, Germany (2013)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Germany 2023 for work in:

  • Arbitration and Mediation
  • Corporate Law
  • International Arbitration
  • Investment
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Private Equity Law
  • Trade Law

Special Focus

  • International

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