Duncan Gorst

Duncan Gorst

Foreign Associate

Email duncan.gorst@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +49 89 290 12 283

Fax +49 89 290 12 222

LanguagesEnglish, German

Practice groupLitigation, Arbitration, and Employment

Duncan Gorst helps international clients manage and resolve their international disputes. Duncan has acted for clients in a broad range of industries, including the energy, construction, financial and life sciences sectors. His practice focuses predominantly on international arbitration, including related litigation.  

Duncan has acted as counsel in a wide variety of arbitrations, ad hoc or under the rules of the leading global arbitration institutions, including the ICC, LCIA, SCC and DIS. 

Duncan has studied and worked in both the United Kingdom and Germany and speaks German fluently. Prior to joining Hogan Lovells, Duncan worked as an associate in the dispute resolution practice of another leading international law firm.

Education and admissions


LL.B., University of Exeter, 2012

LL.M., Saarland University, 2012


LCIA Young International Arbitration Group

ICC Young Arbitrators Forum


British Chamber of Commerce in Germany

Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Germany

Bar admissions and qualifications

New York

Solicitor, England and Wales

Representative experience

Acting for a Chinese construction company in ad hoc arbitration proceedings in relation to an international manufacturing project.*

Acting for an Indian aerospace company in ICC arbitration proceedings regarding a manufacturing project.*

Acting for a German multinational corporation in ad hoc arbitration proceedings relating to a post-M&A dispute.*

Acting for an American automotive company in DIS arbitration proceedings regarding a post-M&A dispute.*

Acting for a state-owned entity in securing an asset freezing injunction in Germany.*

*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.

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