After studying law in Kiel, Germany, and in Surrey, England, Dr Richard Happ received his doctoral degree in 2000 and completed his traineeship in Kiel, Hamburg, Brussels and Speyer. He joined Luther's Hamburg office in 2001 and since then has worked as a lawyer specialising in litigation and dispute resolution. He is co-head of the German-wide Complex Disputes Team.
Dr Richard Happ advises and represents both states and companies in complex litigation and arbitration proceedings. He specialises in arbitration proceedings where a Government is involved and in arbitration proceedings in the energy sector. He is also an arbitrator.