Prof. Dr. Richard Kreindler



Prof. Dr. Richard Kreindler is a Partner of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, resident in its Frankfurt office. He is both a professor of law and a full-time advocate, acting as counsel, arbitrator and expert in major commercial and investment arbitration and litigation matters throughout the world for the past 28 years. He is a member of the New York and Paris Bars. He is also an Honorary Professor of Law at the University of Münster, Germany, where he has taught for well over a decade. 


Prof. Dr. Kreindler is a graduate of Harvard, Munich, Columbia and Münster Universities. He is a Fellow and Chartered Arbitrator of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London.


Prof. Dr. Kreindler delivered the lectures in Private International Law at the Hague Academy of International Law in Summer 2012, which were published in the Recueil des cours, Vol. 361, in 2013.  He has also published several other treatises and over 400 other publications and lectures on international arbitration, litigation and compliance/anti-corruption issues. He has been a member of the Editorial Board or Advisory Board of leading arbitral publications and institutions, including Arbitration International, International Arbitration Law Review, International Journal of Dispute Resolution, International Legal Materials, Revue de Droit des Affaires Internationales, and SchiedsVZ Zeitschrift für Schiedsverfahren (German Arbitration Journal); he is also a Council Member of the ICC Institute of World Business Law. He was Chairman of the IBA working group resulting in the 2010 IBA Rules on the Taking of Evidence in International Arbitration.


Introduction to International Commercial and Investment Arbitration