Prof. Dr. Karl-Heinz Bockstiegel

Advisory Member


General bio

Arbitrator, Sole Practitioner; Member of Law Faculty of University of Cologne as Professor Emeritus. Honorary Chairman (Chairman 1996-2012), German Institution of Arbitration (DIS). Practice as parties' counsel, as mediator, and as arbitrator and  president of arbitration tribunal in many national and interna­tional arbitrations of the ICC, ICSID, NAFTA, AAA, SCC, UNCITRAL and others. Past Patron, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

President, International Law Association (ILA) 2004-2006; President, German Association for International Law 1993-2006; President of London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) 1993-1997; Panel Chairman of the United Nations Compensation Commis­sion 1994-1996. President of Iran-United States Claims Tribunal, The Hague, 1984-1988. Chair, “Arbitration of the Century”, IBA Conference Amsterdam 2000.

12 books authored and 35 books edited.

In 2014, Professor Böckstiegel was featured in GAR magazine in an article entited “Portrait of an Arbitrator”. Click here to view the article. 

Awards, Nominations and Special roles

Libri Amicorum: 1) Law of International Business and Dispute Settlement in the 21st Century – Liber Amicorum Karl-Heinz Böckstiegel; Editors: Briner, Fortier, Berger, Bredow; Cologne 2001, 824 pages.  2) Air and Space Law in the 21st Century – Liber Amicorum Karl-Heinz Böckstiegel; Editors: Kröll, Benkö; Cologne 2001, 496 pages.

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