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Ragnar Harbst is a partner at Baker & McKenzie’s Frankfurt
office and a member of the firm’s global dispute resolution team.
Mr Harbst’s practice is devoted to international arbitration and
adjudication proceedings. He has represented clients in more
than 30 arbitrations under the rules of the International Chamber
of Commerce, the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, the
German Institution of Arbitration, the Kuala Lumpur Regional
Chamber of Arbitration and others. He is also sought after as
an arbitrator in International Court of Arbitration and German
Institution of Arbitration proceedings.
Mr Harbst specialises in disputes involving complex civil
engineering and industrial projects, nuclear and conventional
power plants, power distribution and tunnel projects. His practice
further focuses on contentious issues arising from railway industry
operations, such as turnkey projects and supply of rolling stock.
He has extensive knowledge in international construction law,
particularly concerning the International Federation of Consulting
Engineers family of contracts. Mr Harbst also has substantial
experience in commercial and financial disputes, including
distribution law and post-M&A disputes.
Mr Harbst has presented and lectured widely on the topics
of international arbitration and adjudication. He lectures at the
University of Frankfurt on legal writing and regularly teaches
courses on the subject for clients and students.
Mr Harbst is dual qualified as a
in Germany
and a solicitor in England and Wales, and is thus perfectly
equipped to handle both civil and common law-style
arbitrations. He holds a PhD in international arbitration from
the University of Cologne and an LLM from the University of
London. He is a member of the German Bar Association, the
German Institution of Arbitration and the Chartered Institute
of Arbitration. Mr Harbst is fluent in English and German.
Baker & McKenzie
Bethmannstrasse 50-54
+49 69 29908 0
+49 69 29908 108
Harbst, Ragnar
Baker & McKenzie – Partner |
Winner – Arbitration, Germany
What clients said
“Ragnar is cool and tactical in hearings.”
“Dr Harbst instils confidence in his clients with his
extensive legal knowledge and his open, involved
and dedicated approach.”
“He is quick to grasp the complicated details of a
large project which may involve many contractual
and technical parameters with a large amount of
correspondence spread over many years.”
“His services are excellent in all respects:
knowledge of substantive and procedural law,
expertise in arbitrations, communication skills
and timely performance.”