Dr. Volker Triebel
  • Dr. Volker Triebel
  • German Attorney &
    English Barrister
  • Chartered Arbitrator

  • Kennedydamm 24
  • 40476 Düsseldorf
  • Germany
  • Telephone +49 (0) 172 - 21 30 762
  • Telefax +49 (0) 2132 - 93 38 222
  • Mail


Dr. Volker Triebel has been a German lawyer since 1972 and an English Barrister of Inner Temple, London, since 1976. Since 2012, he has been working as an independent arbitrator and lawyer with offices in Düsseldorf and London. His practical experience is not limited to arbitration, but also includes corporate, banking and investment law. As a lawyer, Dr. Volker Triebel has played a leading role in more than 100 transactions (primarily M&A and joint ventures).

Between 1985 and 1990, the Düsseldorf-based lawyer was the German representative at the International Court of Arbitration of the ICC in Paris. In total, Dr. Volker Triebel has been involved in more than 250 institutional and ad hoc national and international arbitration proceedings: previously mainly as a lawyer, now exclusively as an arbitrator.

Dr. Volker Triebel respects the applicable law agreed upon by the parties. He recognizes, knows and respects the differences between common and civil law legal systems.

As a lawyer and former member of the supervisory boards of listed German and English companies, Dr. Volker Triebel has learned to recognize and think through economic issues.

Dr. Volker Triebel founded the Düsseldorf division of Hogan Lovells. He was a partner at this law firm until 2008, most recently as head of the German International Arbitration practice group. Due to conflicts of interest as a member of a major Anglo-American law firm, he resigned as Of Counsel in 2012. Since then, Dr. Volker Triebel has been working as an independent arbitrator in Düsseldorf.

In the Directories, Dr. Volker Triebel from Düsseldorf is listed as a leading arbitrator. Chambers Global Guide Editorial describes him as "an arbitration specialist of superlative intelligence". The Best-Lawyer/ Handelsblatt ranking from 2013 lists Dr. Volker Triebel as one of the five most popular lawyers in the field of arbitration.