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Alexander Dolgorukow

Senior Associate

Alexander Dolgorukow
English, German, Russian
Practice Group

Alexander Dolgorukow represents international and domestic clients in contentious matters before arbitral tribunals and state courts. Alexander's practice focuses on international commercial arbitration. He is familiar with the procedural rules of the major arbitral institutions and has conducted arbitrations under the Rules of the ICC, LCIA, German Arbitration Institution (DIS), the Swiss Rules and others. Alexander has particular experience regarding the taking of evidence in international arbitration. Alexander has represented clients from a wide range of industries, including engineering, construction, automotive and life sciences. Coming from a comparative law background, Alexander has advised clients in matters involving numerous legal systems such as German law, English law, Swiss law, Danish law and the United Nations Convention on the International Sale of Goods (CISG).

Alexander has a keen interest in oral and written advocacy and in academia. As a student, he has received a distinction for his outstanding performance during the Willem C Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Court competition. He has lectured and published on the topics of international arbitration and comparative law. 

Alexander has previously worked as a research assistant and lecturer at the Universities Heidelberg and Freie Universität Berlin, respectively. Alexander has studied in Heidelberg, London (King's College) and Berlin.

Having lived abroad in England and in Russia for considerable time and having travelled extensively, Alexander can effectively communicate with clients, arbitrators and witnesses from different cultural and legal backgrounds. Apart from his native language German, Alexander can conduct proceedings in English and has a good proficiency of Russian.

Representative experience

Representing a German engineering company in parallel arbitral proceedings under German and Danish law relating to sales and purchase and related agreements.

Representing a German automotive company in arbitral proceedings (ICC, German law, German seat) arising out of a software license agreement.

Representing an Italian fashion company in litigation (German courts, German law) arising out of a distributor relationship.

Representing an international construction consortium in arbitral proceedings (ICC, Stockholm seat, Finnish law) relating to the construction of a nuclear power plant.*

Advising a German industrial company in arbitral proceedings (ICC, Swiss law, Zurich seat) arising out of a long term supply contract.*

Representing a Turkish construction company in proceedings for the recognition and enforcement of a foreign judgment in Germany and ensuing appeal proceedings.*

Acting as secretary of the arbitral tribunal in proceedings relating to a joint venture split up (LCIA, London seat, English and Ukrainian law).*

*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.

Education and admissions


  • Second State Exam in Law, Higher Regional Court of Berlin, 2009
  • First State Exam in Law, Humboldt University of Berlin, 2004


  • German Institution of Arbitration (DIS and DIS40)
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