Dr Dorothee Ruckteschler has more than 30 years of experience as a lawyer and arbitrator in complex high-volume German and international arbitration proceedings. She acquired her expertise over the many years during which she was a partner and head of the dispute resolution practice group at one of the world’s leading commercial law firms.
Leading companies rely on her comprehensive commercial knowledge, her intercultural acumen and her proven legal expertise.
It is not always possible to avoid disputes in our complex and collaborative business world. Particularly in international business relations, arbitration offers great value for companies as it allows them to resolve their disputes outside of state courts in internationally-recognised proceedings using rules which can be tailored to their needs.
Companies and colleagues value Dr Dorothee Ruckteschler’s ability to help the parties in such situations to build new bridges despite the dispute, to overcome cultural misunderstandings and to maintain ongoing business relationships whenever possible.
Many years of extensive and international experience with arbitration proceedings on the basis of the rules of numerous arbitration institutions, such as ICC, SCAI, VIAC, DIS, LCIA, HKIAC.
Dorothee Ruckteschler is a
„truly great arbitrator“ who is renowned for her „reasoned and well-balanced“ approach to
Dorothee Ruckteschler is touted as “the perfect choice” for arbitration proceedings that arise from M&A proceedings, energy project, D&O liability claims and shareholder disputes.
Dorothee Ruckteschler is held in particularly high esteem for her expertise in post-M&A arbitration, where she both represents clients and presides over arbitration. One source highlights her as “calm, relaxed and extremely competent.”
Named in the Handelsblatt & Best Lawyer surveys as „Lawyer of the Year“ in Germany in the fields of international arbitration and dispute resolution.
She works at an explicitly high level of quality in analyzing complex matters and is certainly capable to lead in complex matters with a structure involving many different parties and interests. She’s very goal-orientated.
Dorothee Ruckteschler is a „fantastic arbitrator“. Peers view her as an extraordinarily experienced and “very renowned” lawyer with “great international exposure”.
Representation of well-known German and international companies and private equity funds in numerous international arbitration proceedings concerning the enforcement of or defence against high-volume compensation claims arising from M&A transactions
Presiding arbitrator in a DIS arbitration between two German companies regarding the construction of a nuclear power plant (EUR 130 million)
Presiding arbitrator in an ICC arbitration between an American licensor and a Turkish licensee in the food sector (USD 53 million)
Dr Dorothee Ruckteschler