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RA Dr. Peter Heckel

Independent Arbitrator
Bockenheimer Landstraße 24
60323 Frankfurt am Main

Fon+49 (0) 69 348 729 310
Fax+49 (0) 69 348 729 311
German, Kulmbach 1952

Present Position
Partner at Hengeler Mueller Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten

Training / Professional Experience
1977 First Bar Exam, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg; 1980 Second Bar Exam, Bavaria; 1981 J.D., University of Erlangen-Nuremberg; 1981 Admission to the Frankfurt Bar; associate with law firm Mueller Weitzel Weisner, Frankfurt am Main; 1983/1984 Foreign Associate with Davis Polk & Wardwell, New York; since 1984 Attorney at Hengeler Mueller Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten, since 1986 as a partner

Areas of specialisation
German and international arbitration and litigation regarding business law matters primarily related to banks/insurance companies and industrial companies, in particular technical sectors

Arbitral experience
As arbitrator: In total 52 arbitral cases; as Chairman 7 proceedings, ICC and ad hoc; as Co-arbitrator 42 proceedings, ICC, DIS and ad hoc; as Sole Arbitrator 3 proceedings. As counsel: In total 54 arbitral cases ICC, UNCITRAL, DIS, ad hoc. Subject-matter of arbitral proceedings: Primarily banking and stock exchange law, warranty issues in technical industries (plant-building, car, aircraft, glass, construction industry), telecommunication law, product liability law, company law, M&A law

Membership in professional associations
DIS, DAV, IBA (former council member of the Asia Pacific Forum), IPBA (former country representative for Germany), ICC Germany, Swedish Arbitration Association, ASA

Co-author of the IBA publication "Economic Consequences of Litigation Worldwide" (Kluwer Law International, The Hague-London-Boston, 1999); "DIS Schiedsgerichtsordnung" in Torggler (Ed.), Praxishandbuch Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit, Verlag Österreich, Vienna 2007

Language Skills
German, English

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