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Dr. Andreas Hacke, FCIArb

Partner | Specialised lawyer (Fachanwalt) for commercial
and corporate law

Dr. Andreas Hacke has been registered as a lawyer since 2002 and has been a partner in the firm since 2005. Previously he worked for Hengeler Mueller.
He represents and advises clients on all commercial and corporate matters and on solving business conflicts. He is specialised lawyer (Fachanwalt) for commercial and corporate law.

Andreas also regularly acts as business mediator, conciliator and arbitrator to resolve complex commercial, corporate and investment conflicts. He teaches trainings and workshops and holds seminars on negotiation skills, conflict management, commercial mediation and arbitration. He is listed in WhosWhoLegal as "Thought Leader" (2022) and recommended for arbitration and mediation (latest as „Global Leader Commercial Mediation 2022“, "National Leader- Arbitration 2023“ and "National Leader - Mediation 2023 “).

Andreas regularly speaks at conferences and teaches workshops and trainings in the field of arbitration, mediation, negotiation skills and conflict management. 

Phone:  +49 (0)211-23 95 90 - 0
VCard:   *

Focus areas

Arbitration (mainly as arbitrator)

Mediation / Conciliation (mainly as mediator, conciliator) in commercial and investment disputes

Commercial and Corporate Law

Contract Law

Negotiation and conflict management

Personal details:

Born 1974, married, two children

Foreign languages:

English, French, Dutch, Spanish


Legal studies at the universities of Heidelberg, Bonn, Leiden (NL), Münster (Dr. jur.), specialist legal language training in English

First Legal State Exam in Düsseldorf
Second Legal State Exam in Düsseldorf
Doctorate (Dr. jur.) in Münster with Prof. Dr. Horst Eidenmüller, LL.M. (Cambr.). Specialised lawyer (Fachanwalt) for commercial and corporate law.

Complementary activities

Visiting Lecturer at Oxford University in the BCL/MJur classes "International Commercial Arbitration" and "Commercial Negotiation and Mediation"

Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb), London, UK

"Distinguished Practitioner Member" of the Centre of Commercial Law at the Law Faculty of the University of Oxford

"Distinguished Neutral" at the CPR International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution, New York City, USA

Member of the Commission on Arbitration and ADR at the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Paris
Chairman of the Conciliation Council at the Verband der Vereine Creditreform e.V.

Member of the German Arbitration Institute (DIS)


„Conflicts don’t get quarantined – Can mediation and arbitration proceedings be efficiently run online? ZKM blog of Otto Schmidt Verlag, 20.04.2020 (

"Micro-Justice and New Law? 'Swarm Arbitration' as a Means of Dispute Resolution in Blockchain-Based Smart Contracts", in: Aggarwal/Eidenmüller/Enriques/Payne/van Zwieten (Hrsg.), „Autonomous Systems and the Law" (Munich/Baden-Baden: C.H. Beck / Nomos, 2019)

"Business Mediation" (together with Prof. Dr. Horst Eidenmüller, LL.M. (Cambr.), Dr. Christian Duve, MPA (Harvard) and Dr. Martin Fries, LL.M. (Stanford)), Verlag Dr. Otto Schmidt, 3rd ed., 2019

"Brexit Negotiations - Process Proposals", in: Armour/Eidenmüller (eds.), „Negotiating Brexit" (Munich/Oxford/Baden-Baden: C.H. Beck / Hart / Nomos, 2017)

"The PPP Negotiation Model: Problem, People, and Process" (together with Horst Eidenmüller), Oxford Business Law Blog, 17 March 2017 (

„A new business mediation model“, ZKM 2016, 168

“New York Convention II to come? Enforcement of International Mediation Settlement Agreements”, DisputeResolution edition 2, June 24, 2015

Co-author in Eidenmüller/Wagner (editors) „Mediation law“, Verlag Dr. Otto Schmidt, 2015

“Mediation Advocacy“ in Klowait/Gläßer (editors) The German mediation act“, Commentary, NOMOS Verlag, 2014

“The Experiment - What is Heiner Geißler doing? What kind of procedure is "Stuttgart 21"? It is not too late for a clarification by the moderator” (together with Prof. Dr. Horst Eidenmüller, LL.M. (Cambr.)), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 04.11.2010, p. 8

"Lawyers as party’s counsel in business mediation", SchiedsVZ (German Arbitration Journal) 2004, P. 80 et seq.

"Institutionalisation of mediation in company conflict management" (together with Prof. Dr. Horst Eidenmüller, LL.M. (Cambr.)), Personalführung 3/2003, P. 20 et seq.

"Mediation agreements – contractual provisions for the agreement of mediation procedures" (together with Dr. Andreas Nelle, MPA (Harvard)) ZKM 6/2002, p. 257 et seq.

"The ADR contract – contract law and contractual organisation of mediation and other alternative conflict-solving procedures" (dissertation), Verlag Recht und Wirtschaft, 2001


„Munich Training as Business Mediator“ (Co-author and trainer together with Prof. Dr. Horst Eidenmüller, LL.M. (Cambr.) and Dr. Martin Fries, LL.M. (Stanford),

„Advanced Negotiation Skills Seminar”, Co-author and trainer together with Prof. Dr. Horst Eidenmüller LL.M. (Cambr.)“