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Fabian Bonke, LL.M. (LSE)


Fabian Bonke, LL.M. (LSE)
German, English, French
Practice Group

Fabian Bonke supports you with great commitment in domestic and international energy and infrastructure projects. He focuses on resolving complex project-related conflicts. Fabian has particular expertise in contractual claim and conflict management as well as the enforcement of claims in court and arbitration proceedings (in particular DIS and ICC).

From a very early stage in his legal career, Fabian set a strong international focus. In parallel to his German legal studies, he also studied French law at the Saarland University in Saarbrücken and earned a French law degree. Additionally, he spent one year at the University of Geneva. During his legal traineeship, he clerked for judges at the Regional Court of Mainz and was employed at leading law firms in Frankfurt and New York. After having been admitted to the bar in Frankfurt, Fabian earned an LL.M. with a specialism in International Dispute Resolution with merit from the renowned London School of Economics.

Fabian acts as Assistant Editor for Europe for Kluwer Arbitration Blog. He regularly publishes articles in particular on construction dispute matters.

Representative experience

Advising a German manufacturer of wind turbines on the construction of an offshore wind farm.

Advising a German company in international arbitration proceedings under ICC Rules.

Advising an international construction consortium on the investment protection of a large scale international project in Kuwait.

Advising an operating company of an energy-from-waste power plant in arbitration proceedings under DIS-Rules.

Education and admissions


  • LL.M., London School of Economics, 2014
  • Second State Exam in Law, Rhineland-Palatinate, 2012
  • First State Exam in Law, Saarland University, 2010
  • Diplôme d'Etudes universitaires générales, University of Saarbrücken/University of Nancy, 2009


  • DIS 40
  • ICC Young Arbitrators Forum (ICC YAF)
  • Young International Arbitration Group

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