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Siegfried H. Elsing

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Siegfried H. Elsing is a globally recognized international dispute resolution lawyer with more than 30 years’ experience acting as counsel, party-appointed arbitrator, sole arbitrator or chairman and mediator. He represents private investors, international companies, sovereign states and state agencies on a national and international level. Siegfried has acted in more than 300 arbitrations, including ad hoc proceedings as well as arbitral proceedings under the rules of leading arbitral institutions such as DIS, HCCI, HKIAC, ICC, ICSID, SCC, VIAC and others.

From 2011 until 2017 Siegfried served on the panel of conciliators for the Administration Council of the International Centre of Investment Disputes (ICSID) and is currently a member of the Board of the German Arbitration Institute (DIS) and Council Member of the American Arbitration Association (AAA).

Siegfried is a frequent lecturer and author on topics of international arbitration and commercial law, and since 2007, he has been Honorary Professor at the Heinrich Heine University Faculty of Law, Düsseldorf, where he teaches International Arbitration and Civil Procedure. Siegfried was a member of the Drafting Committee for the 2018 DIS Arbitration Rules. Siegfried is fluent in German, English and French and is admitted in both Germany and New York.