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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 in out-of-court disputes. His practice also covers advising on the mitigation of litigation risks in connection with the implementation of commercial and compliance projects. 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 arbitration arising out of a Shareholders' Agreement (ICC Rules).
  • Advising a stock-listed German chemistry company in a construction dispute with several contractors.
  • Reprensenting listed companies in securities class actions and shareholder disputes. 
  • 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 arbitrations against its suppliers (ICC Rules).
  • Representing a German company in the energy sector in arbitration proceedings (DIS Rules).
  • 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 arbitration (ICC Rules).
  • 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)