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Hendrik Puschmann

Hendrik Puschmann
Name and surname

Hendrik Puschmann

LL.B. (Hons), M.A. (Hons), M.Phil.
Professional titles
Solicitor-Advocate (England and Wales) Rechtsanwalt (Germany) Solicitor (Ireland, Northern Ireland) Registered Practitioner, DIFC Courts, Dubai Sworn legal translator (English/German)

United Kingdom

  • English
  • German
  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Banking law
  • Civil law and civil contracts
  • Commercial law and commercial contracts
  • Construction law
  • Distribution agreements and franchising
  • Energy law and raw materials
  • Finance
  • Infrastructure projects
  • International arbitration
  • International commercial law and international commercial contracts
  • International investment arbitration
  • Investment arbitration
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Real estate
Year of birth





United Kingdom


Partner and head of arbitration, Farrer & Co (London)
Fellow of Green Templeton College in the University of Oxford
Fellow of Clare Hall in the University of Cambridge
Visiting lecturer in international law and commerce at Johannes Kepler Universität Linz
Member of the academic advisory board, Institute of Applied Business Law, Nordakademie Hamburg
Regular arbitration book proposal reviewer, Oxford University Press

K&L Gates (London and Frankfurt) 2015-2017
White & Case (London, Moscow and Berlin) 2008-2015
Marie-Curie Research Fellow, Centre of International Studies, University of Cambridge, 2004-2006
Teacher of English, German and Politics, Liceum Ogólnokształcące im. Rtm. Witolda Pileckiego w Wojkowicach, 2003-2004


Butterworths Handbook of the LMAA Terms. London: LexisNexis Butterworths, under contract (with James Clanchy)
Butterworths Challenges in Arbitration: Challenges Against Arbitrators, Awards and Enforcement in England and Wales London: LexisNexis Butterworths, 2019 (editor and principal author)
Recent (past 5 years) book chapters and journal articles
“ICSID Arbitration Clauses in Contracts: Time for a Revival?” in Maren Heidemann and Joseph Lee (eds), The Future of the Commercial Contract in Scholarship and Law Reform. Berlin: Springer, 2018, pp. 389-405 (with Andreas Geroldinger)
Multi-Contract References under the LCIA Rules: Case Closed?” [2018] Int. A.L.R. 2, pp. 37-45 (with Andreas Geroldinger)
“Arbitration of Trust and Foundation Disputes in Liechtenstein and England: A Comparative Analysis”, Trusts & Trustees, Oxford University Press, Vol. 24, Issue 4 (2018) pp. 418-426 (with Michael Nueber)
”Notes on the Cultural Dimension of International Commercial Arbitration”, SAR vol. 5 issue 1, March 2016, pp. 29-35 (with Ian Meredith)
Recent (past 5 years) case notes and practice notes
“Arbitral Awards – Types and Requirements”, Lexis®PSL Practice Note, 2020
“Achmea – The Final Instalment”, Lexis®PSL Case Note, 21 February 2019 (with Andreas Geroldinger)
“Arbitration Act 1996: Challenging Jurisdiction Pre-Award”, Lexis®PSL Practice Note, 2018 (with Will Charrington)
“Court of Justice Finds Intra-EU BITs Incompatible with EU Law (Slovak Republic v Achmea)”, Lexis®PSL Case Note, 20 March 2018 (with Andreas Geroldinger)
“Court of Justice’s Advocate-General: Intra-EU BIT Award Compatible with EU Law (Slovak Republic v Achmea)”, Lexis®PSL Case Note, 29 September 2017
“Enforcement of Arbitral Awards in Germany”, Lexis®PSL Practice Note, 2017 (with Tobias Kopp)
“State Immunity in Germany”, Lexis®PSL Practice Note, 2017 (with Tobias Kopp)
“Separability of Arbitration Agreements”, Lexis®PSL Practice Note, 2017 (with Clarissa Coleman)
“The UNCITRAL Rules: An Overview”, Lexis®PSL Practice Note, 2017 (with Peter Morton)
“Court of Justice to Decide whether Intra-EU BITs Compatible with EU Law (Slovak Republic v Achmea)”, Lexis®PSL Case Note, 27 May 2016
“Non-Damages Remedies in International Arbitration”, Lexis®PSL Practice Note, 2016 (with Ian Meredith)
“Challenging the Tribunal’s Jurisdiction and Anti-Suit Injunctions in Germany”, Lexis®PSL Practice Note, 2016 (with Johann von Pachelbel)
Interim Measures in Support of Arbitration in Germany”, Lexis®PSL Practice Note, 2016 (with Johann von Pachelbel)

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