Carsten is a partner in Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s dispute resolution group and is a member of our international arbitration group. He works in the Frankfurt office and specialises in international arbitration with a focus on Europe and Latin America. He has acted as counsel for corporate clients, public entities and states in numerous high profile commercial and investment treaty arbitration proceedings under ICC, DIS, ICSID and ICSID Additional Facility.
Carsten completed his legal education at the University of Passau and University of Bonn (Germany), Universidad Complutense Madrid (Spain) and New York University (NYU) School of Law (US), where he was awarded a master of laws degree (LLM). Carsten also holds a doctorate from the University of Cologne (International Investment Law Centre Cologne). He was a visiting scholar at UC Berkeley (Boalt Hall) and the University of Cambridge (Lauterpacht Centre for International Law). He is qualified as a German Rechtsanwalt and as an attorney-at-law in New York.
Carsten is author of numerous articles on international and national arbitration. He speaks English, Spanish and German.