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RA Dr. Walter Eberl

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek
Prinzregentenstraße 48
80358 München

Fon+49 (0) 089 54031237
Fax+49 (0) 089 54031540
German, Freyung 1960

Present Position
Partner in the law firm of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, Munich; Lecturer at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich (International Contract and Litigation Law)

Training / Professional Experience
Study of Law (University of Regensburg; Internships in Paris and Los Angeles, First State Exam 1986; Second State Exam 1989); Assistant Lecturer in EU Law, 1986 and 1987; Dissertation in EU Law, 1990; Admission as Solicitor in Ireland, 1992; Admission as Solicitor in England and Wales, 1993; Rechtsanwalt since 1989, since January 1, 2009 Partner in the law firm of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek

Areas of specialisation
German and International Arbitration Law; Mediation; National and International Litigation; International Private Law; Company Law; Product Liability; International Construction; Commercial Agency and Distribution Law; Intellectual Property; Knowledge in English and US Law

Arbitral experience
25 years of experience in arbitration:
As Arbitrator: Chairman and Sole Arbitrator in over 20 arbitration proceedings (ICC, DIS, DIS-ERGes, ad hoc, etc.); Co-Arbitrator in numerous proceedings (ICC, DIS, Swiss Rules, Vienna Rules, LCIA, ad hoc, etc.); As Mediator: Numerous Mediation proceedings; Permanent service as counsel in arbitrations, for instance in numerous ICC proceedings (> 15), DIS proceedings and Ad-hoc-proceedings
Subject Matter of Arbitral and Mediation Proceedings: Company Law/Post M&A; Family Companies; Construction and Aviation Projects; Construction Law; UN Sales Convention; Consortium Contracts; Distribution Law/Commercial Agency; Licence Agreements; Product Liability/Automotive and Aircraft Industry; Telecommunication Law; Media Law; Sports Law

Membership in professional associations

Editor of and author in the handbook “Arbitration – Commentary on §§ 1025-1066 of the Procedural Code/ Specimen/Annotations” (Nomos Verlag, 1st edition 2019); Author of the chapters “Arbitration Law” (10th Book of the German Procedural Code) and “EU Regulation on the Service of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents” in Zivilprozessordnung - Kommentierte Prozessformulare (Nomos Verlag, 4th edition 2019); Editor of “Beweis im Schiedsverfahren” (“Taking of Evidence in Arbitration”) and author of the chapter “Practical Performance of the Taking of Evidence” (Nomos Verlag, 1st edition 2015); Author of the chapters “Corporate Litigation” and “Arbitration in Company Law” in Kommentar Gesellschaftsrecht (Carl Heymanns Verlag, 2015); Author of §§ 438, 439, 474 et seq. in BGB - Kommentiertes Vertrags- und Prozessformularbuch (Nomos Verlag, 4th edition 2020); “Einmal Opfer, immer Opfer: § 32 und negative Feststellungsklagen” in Festschrift für Prof. Dr. Rolf A. Schütze (Beck Verlag, 2015); „Der verlorene Kunde: Ersatzfähiger Schaden nach § 74 CISG?“ in Festschrift für Siegfried H. Elsing (Verlag Recht und Wirtschaft, 2015); Author of the chapter “Recognition and Enforcement of Arbitral Awards” in “Taktik im Schiedsverfahren” (Otto Schmidt Verlag, 2008); Arbitrations in India - An Indo-German Perspective, SchiedsVZ (German Arbitration Journal), page 14 et seq.; Alternative Streitbeilegung im zivilen Baurecht (Alternative Dispute Resolution in Civil Construction Law), BauR 2002, page 250 et seq.; Ausländische Handelsvertreter: Vertraglicher Ausschluß des Ausgleichsanspruchs nach § 92 c HGB (Foreign Commercial Agents: Contractual Exclusion of the Compensation Claim pursuant to para. 92 c HGB), RIW 2002, page 305 et seq.; ICC-Schiedsverfahren versus AFMA-Schiedsverfahren (ICC Arbitration versus AFMA Arbitration), ZUM 2002, page 433 et seq.; Das Schiedsverfahren in der Insolvenz (Arbitration Proceedings in Insolvency Situations), Insolvenz & Vollstreckung (InVo) 2002, page 393 et seq.; As Night Follows Day - Shakespeare und die schiedsrichterliche Kompetenz gemäß Artikel V 1 c des UN-Übereinkommens vom 10.06.1958 (Shakespeare and the Arbitrator’s Competence under Article V 1 c of the New York Convention), SchiedsVZ (German Arbitration Journal) 2003, page 109 et seq.; L’Arbitrage et le Cinema, Gazette du Palais, 05/2003, page 46 et seq.; Author of the chapter Procedural Law (Litigation and Arbitration) in v. Hartlieb/Schwarz, Handbook for Film, TV and Video Law (Beck Verlag, 5th edition 2011); Discover the Film Budget: Document Discovery in Film Arbitration, Gazette du Palais, 05/2004, page 43 et seq. and Les Cahiers de l’Arbitrage, Volume III 2006, page 156 et seq.; Implementation of Arbitral Awards: Enforcement and Defence, ZUM 2004, page 799 et seq.; Book review: 7th edition of the commentary to arbitration law by Prof. Dr. Dr. Karl-Heinz Schwab/Prof. Dr. Gerhard Walter, SchiedsVZ 2006, page 215 et seq.

Language Skills
German, English

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