Sebastian Seelmann-Eggebert is a partner in the London and Hamburg offices. He advises and represents companies, individuals and states in disputes with a particular focus on international arbitration.
Mr. Seelmann-Eggebert’s experience in arbitration includes acting as lead counsel in a number of complex disputes involving public international law and the substantive laws of Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Sweden, Russia, Ukraine, Croatia and Azerbaijan, among other countries, and conducted under the rules of the DIS, ICC, ICSID, SCC, UNCITRAL, as well as under German and Swiss ad hoc rules. He regularly advises clients from the energy, insurance, media, telecommunications, banking and construction industries.
Mr. Seelmann-Eggebert has also handled a large number of high-profile cases before the German courts, including the Federal Constitutional Court.
Mr. Seelmann-Eggebert consistently is listed as a “leading name” for Arbitration and is a “recommended” lawyer for Litigation (JUVE 2015/2016, Chambers Europe Germany 2015, Handelsblatt Best Lawyers 2015). Competitors describe him as “first class”, and report that “there is hardly anyone better on the international stage” (JUVE 2014/2015). In investment disputes, Seelmann-Eggebert is “among those shaping the German market” (JUVE 2015/2016). “Sources note highly regarded arbitration counsel Sebastian Seelmann-Eggebert for his international experience and excellent track record. Interviewees highlight his in-depth approach, saying: ‘He is very thorough and does not miss any details’” (Chambers Europe Germany 2015). According to The Legal 500 Germany 2014, competitors praise Mr. Seelmann-Eggebert as a “brilliant mind”. In 2013, he was included in the ICSID list of arbitrators and conciliators.