Dr. Elke Umbeck is an arbitrator and counsel in commercial arbitrations, in particular related to corporate and commercial law and post M&A lawsuits.
Dr. Elke Umbeck has been a partner with Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek based in the Hamburg office since September 2008. Before, she was principal associate with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP in the corporate and dispute resolution practice groups in Berlin and Hamburg (2001 - 2008). She received her education at the Universities of Bielefeld, Strasbourg, Cologne and Münster (Dr jur 1998).
She is a part-time lecturer at the Technical University of Hamburg-Harburg, lecturing on "International Commercial Law". She regularly publishes on corporate law and arbitration law issues. Dr Elke Umbeck is a member of i.a. the German Institution of Arbitration (DIS), the German Maritime Arbitration Association (GMAA) and the Hamburg Arbitration Circle (HAC).
She is fluent in German, English, Italian and French and has working knowledge of Spanish, Portuguese and Turkish.