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Alexander Hiller



Germany, 2021




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+41 58 105 2000

Alexander Hiller joined LALIVE as an associate in 2021. He specialises in international arbitration, including both commercial and investment treaty arbitration. His practice extends to disputes relating to the Middle East and economic sanctions.

Before joining LALIVE as an associate, Alexander Hiller trained with the arbitration department of a leading U.S. law firm and completed an internship with LALIVE. His experience includes acting in international arbitrations under the ICC, ICSID, UNCITRAL and DIS rules and ad hoc arbitration.

Alexander Hiller is a member of several professional associations, including the Arab Regional Forum and the Arbitration Committee of the International Bar Association, as well as Young ICCA.

Alexander Hiller passed his first and second state examinations in Heidelberg in 2015 and 2020, respectively. He worked as an assistant to Professor Omaia Elwan and holds a Ph.D. in arbitration from Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg (summa cum laude), which was funded by the International Max Planck Research School on Successful Dispute Resolution in International Law. Alexander Hiller was admitted to the Bar in Frankfurt on the Main in 2021. He lectures on international arbitration at the German University in Cairo.

Reform der Vollstreckbarerklärung in den Vereinigten Arabischen Emiraten

Alexander Hiller, 2019

In: IPRax, No. 2, 2020, pp. 185-187

German Society for Arab and Islamic law (GAIR)

Annual Conference 2022

07/10/2022 Heidelberg Alexander Hiller Speaker: Third-Party Funding: Arab and Islamic Perspectives

For more information, see the programme

Law and Economics in the Arab and Islamic World (LEA) - Experts’ Workshop 2019

12/04/2019 Heidelberg Alexander Hiller Speaker: Arbitration in the United Arab Emirates: current developments

Faculty of Law, University of Rijeka - RiDoc 2018, Rijeka Doctoral Conference

07/12/2018 Rijeka Speaker: Extraterritorial Arbitration and the New York Convention

AHI Extraterritorial Awards(3114182.1)

International Max Planck Research School on Successful Dispute Resolution Bi-Annual Seminar

14/12/2017 Luxembourg Alexander Hiller Speaker: “What does he mean when he says words?” – The law applicable to the enforcement of foreign arbitral awards in Egypt
Alexander Hiller Visiting Lecturer

2022 - current

German University in Cairo
International Commercial Arbitration
Cairo, 2022