Hendrik Puschmann is a senior associate in the firm’s London and Frankfurt offices. He practices commercial arbitration, investor-state arbitration and civil litigation. Hendrik represents clients in a broad range of financial, corporate, commercial and construction disputes. He has substantial oral advocacy experience before the English and German courts and in alternative dispute resolution proceedings.
Hendrik is regularly instructed to advise on dispute avoidance strategies and lead settlement negotiations. He has a strong track record of achieving successful settlements for clients.
Another area where Hendrik has profound experience is challenges against arbitral awards and contested enforcement matters. He is general editor of Butterworths Challenges in Arbitration and co-author of a chapter on challenges against awards and enforcement in the forthcoming Singapore Academy of Law Practitioners’ Guide to Investment Arbitration.
Much of Hendrik’s work focuses on emerging markets. He has extensive regional experience in Central and Eastern Europe. Several chambers of commerce in the region list him as a recommended arbitrator.
Aside from his work for K&L Gates, Hendrik maintains close links to academia as a fellow of Clare Hall, Cambridge and visiting lecturer in international law and commerce at Johannes Kepler Universität Linz (Austria). He publishes and speaks regularly on a variety of dispute resolution topics.
What Others Say
“truly outstanding”; "delivers commercially savvy advice” (Law Society Excellence Awards 2014)
“exceptional technical skills” (Eclipse Proclaim Modern Law Awards 2014)
Prior to joining the firm, Hendrik was an associate at another international law firm where he divided his time between the London and Berlin offices and also spent some time in Moscow.
Selected Professional Memberships
Challenges Against Arbitration Awards and Contested Enforcement
International Law Advisory