Dr. Stephan Kessen

Dr. Stephan Kessen LL.M.

Stephan Kessen represents our national and international clients in proceedings before national courts and courts of arbitration, in particular in the fields of trade, liability and plant engineering. Commercial and antitrust law, including representation of antitrust administrative proceedings, is another specialty of his. 

He is mentioned in the JUVE Handbook of Corporate Law Firms 2023/24 as a frequently recommended lawyer for arbitration ("experienced lawyer with a significant track record"). Stephan Kessen is also mentioned in the ranking "Germany's Best Lawyers" by Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers 2023 in the field of dispute resolution.

He speaks fluent English. 

He is a member of the German Arbitration Institute (Deutsche Institution für Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit e.V.) (DIS).

Stephan Kessen studied law in Bayreuth, Bonn and Freiburg. After passing his first state law exam in 2006, he completed a clerkship in Düsseldorf with a practical stage in Dublin, Ireland. After passing his second state law exam in 2008, he did his doctorate at the University of Bayreuth in the field of commercial law in 2010. Also, in 2010 he received an LL.M. degree from Victoria University in Wellington, New Zealand. He was admitted to the bar in 2011.

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