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Gustav acts as counsel and arbitrator in multifaceted domestic and international arbitrations, involving a wide array of matters under many different laws. His institutional track record includes cases under the ICC, DIS, VIAC, SCC, FAI and SCAI Rules. He has extensive experience with ad hoc arbitrations (domestic and UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules), and sits as chair, co-arbitrator, sole arbitrator and emergency arbitrator at various seats throughout Europe. Gustav’s main areas of expertise include construction and engineering, post-M&A, international sales, licensing, distribution, energy (including oil and gas) and infrastructure projects.

Before founding 7SA, Gustav practised with the litigation and arbitration group of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek in Düsseldorf and headed the case management team responsible for arbitrations seated in Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Benelux and the Nordic countries at the ICC International Court of Arbitration in Paris. During his tenure at the ICC Secretariat, Gustav supervised over 850 proceedings, including investment treaty and emergency arbitrator cases, and was involved in the scrutiny of 450 awards. Gustav is a member of the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR as well as the Arbitrator Appointing Committee of ICC Germany. Gustav also served on the drafting committee for the 2018 DIS Arbitration Rules and co-edited The DIS Arbitration Rules – An Article-by-Article Commentary (Kluwer Law International).

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  • Bl├╝tenstr. 1
    Munich 80799
Bar Admissions
  • Germany, 2009

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