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In the summer of 2002, the German Arbitration Institute (DIS) established a German initiative of young arbitrators. The initiative operates under the name “DIS40“ on a national and regional level. Membership is free of charge. Membership may obtained by completing the form below.  Membership terminates automatically upon completion of the 40th year of age.

The DIS40 is a forum for the exchange of experiences among young arbitrators, and its activities focus on subjects that are of interest to young lawyers. These subjects are discussed in regular meetings with arbitration practitioners in an informal setting.

The coordinators of DIS40 are:

Markus Altenkirch, Frankfurt

Moritz Schmitt, Frankfurt

Johanna Büstgens, Hamburg

Annabelle Möckesch, Zurich


Coordinator DIS40 In-House Counsel Initiative:

Elizabeth Hincapie,  Düsseldorf


Regional Coordinators of DIS40:

DIS40 Berlin: Manuela Kreuzeder and Joseph Schwartz

DIS40 Frankfurt: Lucie Gerhardt and Sven Lange

DIS40 Nord: Birthe K. Renzing and Tim Rauschning

DIS40 München: Nadine Lederer and Christian Stretz

DIS40 Rhein/Ruhr: Franziska Gräfin Grote and Andreas Heinrich

DIS40 Stuttgart: Laura Bräuninger and Roman Wexler-Uhlich

DIS40 London: Sarah Ganz and Bernhard Maier

DIS40 Zürich: Johannes Landbrecht, Olivier Mosimann and Tino Schneider


The dates for the upcoming DIS40 events can be found here

If you are interested in participating in DIS40 please send us an e-mail.

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