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Tel:
Work 020 7412 0050
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Fax 020 7412 0049
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61 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
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Gregor Kleinknecht

Tel:
Work 020 7412 0050
Email:
Hunters Law LLP

Work Department

Business services and Dispute resolution

Position

Partner in the Dispute Resolution and Business Services departments with a broadly based practice in international commercial dispute resolution and, in particular, complex and high value cross-border and multi-jurisdictional litigation and arbitration cases. Other practice areas include a strong contentious and non-contentious international IP practice, focusing on brand protection, and the exploitation, protection and enforcement of trademarks, domain names, design rights and copyright; and a leading practice in art and cultural heritage law.

Career

Qualified Germany 1995; England and Wales 1996; Berwin Leighton, 1994-98; CMS Cameron McKenna, 1998-2002; Howrey, 2002-06; Klein Solicitors, 2007-14; Joined Hunters as partner following merger of Klein Solicitors and Hunters, February 2014. Member Chartered Institute of Arbitrators 1999; Accredited Mediator, ADR Group 2003; Panel Neutral, World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) Arbitration and Mediation Center 2005; Panellist, Czech Arbitration Court Center for EU Domain Name Disputes 2006; UDRP Domain Name Disputes 2019; Panel Arbitrator/Mediator, ART Resolve 2014; Corporate Live Wire 2013 Lawyer of the Year in the category Litigation England; Corporate Live Wire 2014 Lawyer of the Year in the category Intellectual Property UK; Corporate Life Wire 2015 Regional Dispute Resolution Lawyer of the Year UK: Corporate INTL Global Awards, 2017 Cross Border Dispute Resolution Lawyer of the Year England.

Languages

German, French.

Member

The Law Society; Rechtsanwaltskammer Frankfurt am Main; Deutsche Institution für Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit (DIS); International Bar Association (IBA); Union Internationale des Avocats (UIA); American Bar Association International Section (ABA); Institute of Art and Law (IAL), Art Law Foundation; Board Member Professional Advisers to the International Art Market (PAIAM); Art Investment Council (AIC); Lawyers Committee for Cultural Heritage Preservation (LCCHP); Institut für Kunst und Recht; The Arts Club; Goodwood Road Racing Company.   

 

Education

Undergraduate law degree Cologne, Geneva and Freiburg Universities (1991); LLM London School of Economics (1993).


London: Private client

Art and cultural property

Within: Leading individuals

Gregor Kleinknecht - Hunters Law LLP

Within: Art and cultural property

Hunters Law LLP has a multi-disciplinary team that advises dealers, galleries, collectors and public and private institutions on the sale and acquisition of important artworks and other collectables. It also represents clients on title disputes, questions of misattribution and the authenticity of art as well as other complex claims regarding illegally excavated artefacts and advice in relation to treasure. Head of the team is Hetty Gleave who is the deputy chair of the Treasure Valuation Committee and a director and panel mediator with Art Resolve (the specialist Art Dispute Resolution Service). Gregor Kleinknecht is also a panel mediator and arbitrator with Art Resolve and a qualified arbitrator and member of the Board of Professional Advisors to the International Art Market (PAIAM).

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