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About Dr. Lukas Pfister

Lukas is a Principal Associate in our Dispute Resolution Group. 

He advises national and international clients in complex litigation and arbitration proceedings as well as investigations. He is a member of our International Arbitration Group, Financial Disputes Group and Mass Claims Group. From April 2020 to December 2020, Lukas was on secondment with Airbus in Toulouse. 

He speaks German, English and French.

Recent work

  • Representing a German multinational stock-listed chemistry company in an ICC Arbitration arising out of a Shareholders' Agreement.
  • Advising a stock-listed German chemistry company in a construction dispute with several contractors.
  • Representing a major international investment bank and financial services provider in litigation proceedings arising out of a dispute over otc derivatives.
  • Representing a European aerospace cooperation in ICC arbitrations against its suppliers.
  • Representing a German company in the energy sector in DIS arbitration proceedings.
  • Representing a major automotive vehicle manufacturer in worldwide mass claim proceedings.
  • Advising a financial institution in follow-up litigation proceedings regarding a post M&A dispute.
  • Advising a bank in a pre-litigation scenario regarding a bond issue. 
  • Investigation on behalf of the German Football Association into the tender for the organisation of the 2006 FIFA World Cup in Germany.


  • University of Heidelberg (Dr. iur.)
  • King's College London (Master of Laws)
  • Université de Strasbourg (Diplôme in International, European, and Comparative Law)
  • Admitted to the German bar (Rechtsanwalt)