Jan E. Spangenberg

Dr. Jan Erik Spangenberg is an associate in the Litigation & Trial Department in the Hamburg office of Latham & Watkins. He is a member of Latham's International Arbitration Practice Group.

Mr. Spangenberg assists and advises companies, individuals and states in successfully navigating complex disputes. He advises and represents parties in domestic and international arbitrations, including commercial and investment arbitrations, as well as in litigation proceedings in German state courts.

Mr. Spangenberg’s arbitration and public international law expertise includes advising and representing clients in relation to international commercial arbitrations under ICC and DIS rules, investment treaty arbitrations under ICSID and UNCITRAL rules, bilateral investment treaties (BITs) and multilateral investment treaties, including the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT), public international law, and export control and international economic sanctions issues. In addition, in his German litigation practice he also focuses on enforcement proceedings, securities litigation, corporate litigation, shareholder litigation, post-M&A disputes and compliance.

He is a recommended lawyer for Arbitration/Mediation. Competitors say “impressed me in witness questioning, already worldly-wise and seasoned” (JUVE 2015/2016). Mr. Spangenberg is a member of the German Institution of Arbitration (DIS), DIS40, ICC YAF, Young ICSID and the German branch of the International Law Association (ILA).

Mr Spangenberg speaks on topical issues related to arbitration and public international law. Past speaking engagements include:  

  • “Investment Treaty Arbitration – Insights and Recent Developments” (Investitionsschiedsverfahren – Einblicke und aktuelle Entwicklungen), DIS40 Nord, Hamburg, 2014
  • “Recent cases under the Czech-German BIT”, Panel at the 3rd Investment Treaty Arbitration Conference, Prague, 2013