Prof Dr Eckart Brödermann, LL.M. > Brödermann Jahn Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH > Hamburg, Germany > Lawyer Profile

Brödermann Jahn Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH

Work Department

  • Corporate & Business Transaction
  • International Business Law
  • Private International Law & Comparative Law
  • Financial Crisis & Insolvency
  • Litigation & Arbitration
  • European Community, World Trade & Comparative Law




In his 25 years of practice since the founding of the firm, Prof. Dr. Eckart Brödermann has focused on international transactions (including mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures and international plant engineering) as well as international arbitration and litigation. Professor Brödermann has participated in over 50 arbitration proceedings in various capacities (including as presiding arbitrator under the CIETAC Rules in Shanghai or under the ICC Arbitration Rules in Berlin). In his teaching activities at the University of Hamburg and in his publications, he also focuses on international contract law, in particular risk management issues, and on international arbitration law issues.


  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Italian


Honorary President, Chinese European Arbitration Association; Vice President, Arbitration Centre of the German-Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce (Sofia) (since 2016); Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London (since 2011); Member, International Council for Commercial Arbitration (since 2012); Member, ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR (since 2015); Chairman, Expert Committee on International Commercial Law for the states of Hamburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Schles-wig-Holstein; admitted arbitrator at various arbitration institutions (e. g. e.g. DIS, LCIA, ICAC); Harvard Club of Hamburg (President); Harvard Law School Associations of Germany and Europe (Secretary); Friends of the Hamburg Max Planck Institute e.V.; Life Member of the Institute for Human Rights of the IBA.


University of Paris (Licence en droit, 1980; Lauréat du Concours Général, 1980; Maîtrise en droit, 1981); Harvard Law School (LL.M., 1983); University of Hamburg (First State Examination in Law, 1987; Dr. jur., 1994; Professor, 2011); Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London (Fellow, 2011) ; Certified Specialist in International Business Law (2015)