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About Dr. Carsten Wendler

Carsten works in our international arbitration group, and acts in both commercial and investment treaty arbitration proceedings, with a focus on Europe and Latin America. He also advises on public international law.

Carsten has acted for corporate clients, public entities and states in numerous high profile commercial and investment treaty arbitration proceedings under ICC, DIS, ICSID and ICSID Additional Facility, as well as in arbitration-related court proceedings (e.g. annulment, enforcement). He is also member of our Latin American international arbitration group and conducts proceedings in English, Spanish and German.

Carsten currently represents multinational companies and financial institutions in a variety of sectors (energy, industrials, life sciences and telecommunications). He is also author of numerous articles on international arbitration.

Carsten speaks German, English and Spanish.

Recent work



  • University of Passau and University of Bonn, Germany (German law studies)
  • Universidad Complutense Madrid, Spain (Public international law and European law)
  • New York University, US (LLM in international legal studies)
  • UC Berkeley, School of Law (visiting scholar)
  • Lauterpacht Centre for international Law, University of Cambridge (visiting scholar)
  • International Investment Law Centre, Cologne, Germany (Dr iur, with distinction - summa cum laude)

Professional qualifications

  • Admitted to practise in Germany (Rechtsanwalt) and New York, US (attorney-at-law)