The Legal 500 EMEA 2021

  • “Christian Borris, Rudolf Hennecke and Sebastian Kneisel are established arbitrators, who are regularly appointed in a multitude of proceedings.”

JUVE German Commercial Law Firms 2020/2021

  • “high level of specialization, well-coordinated team”

The Legal 500 Germany 2020

  • “The three name partners in particular are extremely experienced in conducting and settling disputes. The law firm combines the in-depth expertise and quality of a large law firm with the flexibility of a boutique.”
  • “A law firm that has swiftly made a name for itself in the market with a clear focus on arbitration, an area in which it has great expertise.“

JUVE German Commercial Law Firms 2019/2020

  • “The dispute resolution boutique is firmly established in the market.”

The Legal 500 Germany 2019

  • The dispute resolution boutique Borris Hennecke Kneisel is “very experienced and highly competent at party representation”. The team is particularly experienced in the areas of post-M&A, energy and construction; the name partners also frequently act as arbitrators.

The Legal 500 Germany 2018

  • Dispute Resolution Boutique Borris Hennecke Kneisel “has managed to establish itself within a very short period of time in the German and international arbitration market”. It is praised for its “responsiveness and pragmatic and efficient approach”. In addition to its reputation for counsel work in mainly corporate and post-M&A disputes, the team has also “three outstanding arbitrators” who “conduct arbitral proceedings with dedication and passion.”

JUVE Awards 2017

  • nominated as “Law Firm of the Year – Dispute Resolution”

Leaders League Arbitration & ADR 2017-2018

  • Germany Best Law Firms - Highly Recommended for International Arbitration


Best Lawyers / Handelsblatt

  • “Germany’s Best Lawyers 2021” – Arbitration, Litigation and Mediation
  • “Germany’s Best Lawyers 2020” – Arbitration, Litigation and Mediation
  • “Germany’s Best Lawyers 2019” – Arbitration, Litigation and Mediation
  • “Germany’s Best Lawyers 2018” – Arbitration, Litigation and Mediation
  • “Germany’s Best Lawyers 2017” – Arbitration, Litigation and Mediation
  • “Germany’s Best Lawyers 2016” – Arbitration, Litigation and Mediation

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  • “Top Business Law Firm 2021” – ADR / Mediation
  • “Top Business Law Firm 2020” – ADR / Mediation
  • “Top Business Law Firm 2019” – ADR / Mediation
  • “Top Business Law Firm 2018” – ADR / Mediation
  • “Top Business Law Firm 2017” – Arbitration and Litigation
  • “Top Business Law Firm 2016” – Arbitration and Litigation

 

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  • “Top Business Law Firm 2021” – ADR / Mediation
  • “Top Business Law Firm 2020” – ADR / Mediation

Prof. Dr. Christian Borris

The Legal 500 Germany 2020

  • “Christian Borris is an excellent and very experienced arbitrator who keeps a cool head even in difficult situations. He is accomodating at all times, but also clear in his statements and decisive.”

JUVE German Commercial Law Firms 2019/2020

  • “excellent”

The Legal 500 Germany 2018

  • Christian Borris is one of the “leading arbitration practitioners in Germany”.

JUVE German Commercial Law Firms 2018

  • “efficient conduct of arbitral proceedings as chairman“, “very well prepared“

Chambers & Partners 2017

  • Christian Borris has an excellent reputation in arbitration, where he acts as both party representative and arbitrator. An interviewee says: “I have never seen someone so efficient and to the point, yet still so collegial. He is absolutely brilliant.”

JUVE German Commercial Law Firms 2017

  • “experienced arbitrator, exudes calm and authority”

JUVE German Commercial Law Firms 2016

  • “laid-back, confident“, “good, attentive arbitrator“

Who’s Who Legal Germany 2014

  • In Cologne, “first class” Christian Borris enjoys a “long-standing reputation” for his arbitration skills.

JUVE German Commercial Law Firms 2014

  • “accomplished and well-versed”

Chambers & Partners 2014

  • “Clients describe Christian Borris as‚ objective, professional and very quick. His long-standing experience of sitting as an arbitrator as well as acting as party representative enables him to see a case from both points of view and offer practical and workable advice to clients when acting as counsel. He comes particularly highly recommended by clients for corporate disputes work.”

Rudolf Hennecke

JUVE German Commercial Law Firms 2020/2021

  • “very precise, analytical and responsive”, “extremely competent and thorough”

Who's Who Legal: Germany 2020 - Arbitration

  • Rudolf Hennecke is “a very impressive and smart lawyer” who stands out for his “dedicated” approach to domestic and international arbitration proceedings.

JUVE German Commercial Law Firms 2019/2020

  • “conducting proceedings in a confident and competent manner, objective, calm”


Who's Who Legal: Germany 2019 - Arbitration

  • Rudolf Hennecke demonstrates significant expertise in arbitration and draws praise from peers who state that he is “extremely dedicated” and “someone who is very smart, very diligent and makes parties very comfortable”.


The Legal 500 Germany 2019

  • Rudolf Hennecke convinces with “a smooth, no-nonsense conduct of arbitral proceedings”.

JUVE German Commercial Law Firms 2018

  • “competent conduct of arbitral proceedings, matter-of-fact, calm”

Who’s Who Legal

  • Arbitration Germany 2018
  • Future Leaders Arbitration 2016

JUVE German Commercial Law Firms 2017

  • “level-headed and committed”

Dr. Sebastian Kneisel

JUVE German Commercial Law Firms 2020/2021

  • “excellent, very flexible”

The Legal 500 Germany 2020

  • Sebastian Kneisel is one of the “leading arbitrators of the next generation”.

Who's Who Legal: Germany 2020 - Arbitration

  • Sebastian Kneisel is a “very dedicated and smart” arbitration practitioner who stands out among peers for his “precise and foresighted” approach to disputes.

JUVE German Commercial Law Firms 2019/2020

  • “very experienced all-rounder in arbitration”

Who's Who Legal: Germany 2019 - Arbitration

  • “Sebastian Kneisel is well regarded for his arbitration practice where he advises clients on complex dispute resolution matters and is praised by sources for his deep understanding of arbitration proceedings.”

Who's Who Legal Arbitration 2019: Future Leaders - Partners

 

The Legal 500 Germany 2018

  • Sebastian Kneisel combines “very efficient strategic thinking with the appropriate economic understanding”.

Lawyer Monthly

  • Award of Recognition Lawyer100 Germany 2018

Legal Media Group

  • Rising Star Arbitration 2015-2018