Philipp K. Wagner

Philipp K. Wagner


WAGNER Arbitration

Recognized since 2014

Berlin, Germany

Practice Areas

Arbitration and Mediation

International Arbitration

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Arbitration and Mediation
Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Arbitration and Mediation Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Arbitration and Mediation Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Arbitration and Mediation
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Career

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.

Education

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.

Experience
  • 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.

    Personal

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

Location

  • Hegelplatz 1
    Berlin 10117
    Germany

Languages

  • English
  • French
  • German

Education

  • Emory University, LL.M, graduated 2002

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 2005
  • Germany, 2005

Affiliations

  • ASA Swiss Arbitration Association - Member
  • DIS below 40 - Founder and initial coordinator of Berlin group (2007 - 2011)
  • DIS German Instution of Arbitration - Member
  • NYSBA New State Bar Association - Member

WAGNER Arbitration
Headquarters: Berlin, Germany

2 The Best Lawyers in Germany awards

Full Firm Profile

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Arbitration and Mediation Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Arbitration and Mediation Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Arbitration and Mediation

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

  • Arbitration and Mediation, Berlin, Germany (2023)
  • Arbitration and Mediation, Berlin, Germany (2021)
  • Arbitration and Mediation, Berlin, Germany (2016)

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

  • Arbitration and Mediation
  • International Arbitration

Awards:

  • DIS-Sponsorship Award 2007/08

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