Herbert Kronke, since 2012 Arbitrator at the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal, The Hague (The Netherlands), acts as Chairman of Arbitral Tribunals, Sole Arbitrator, or Co-Arbitrator in both institutional (ICC, Stockholm, Milan Chamber, AIA, DIS, HCCI) and ad hoc arbitrations (e.g. under UNCITRAL Rules).
71 arbitrations (67 commercial - frequently involving States or state-owned enterprises and other public entities - and four investment arbitrations under ICSID, Stockholm and UNCITRAL Rules), with parties from Europe, the Americas, Asia and the Middle East have involved applicable laws of the following jurisdictions: Czech Republic, England, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Lebanon, Luxembourg, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Switzerland, Turkey, United States (Delaware, New York). The proceedings were related to sales and distribution contracts, commodities trade and price revision, shareholders‘ agreements, directors’ liability and executive pay, post-M&A disputes, privatisation of state-owned enterprises, bank-payment undertakings and other financial services, secured transactions, competition, construction, energy, telecommunication, operation of satellites and other space activities, toll production, automotive parts supply, product liability.
From 2016 to 2021, Herbert Kronke served as Chairman of the Board of the German Arbitration Institute (DIS), and from 2013 to 2017 as member of the Arbitral Council of the Milan Chamber of National and International Arbitration. Formerly member of the ICC Commission on Arbitration (2003-2018), member of the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) – European User Group -, the Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA) and the Austrian Arbitration Association. Other institutions he is associated with include the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC) and the Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (CRCICA).
Herbert Kronke conducts arbitrations in English, German and Italian and has good knowledge of French and Dutch as well as reading knowledge of Danish, Portuguese, Spanish and Swedish.