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).
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.
English · French · German.
Born 1975 in Munich · raised in Germany, France and the USA.