Hans Thomas Kessler

German , born 1966 in Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Office Address

Jones, Day, Reavis, & Pogue
Hochhaus am Park
GrŁneburgweg 102
D-60323 Frankfurt am Main


Telephone: (0049) (0) 69- 9726-3939
Telefax: (0049) (0) 69- 9726- 3993

Present Position:

From 1997 to May 2000 lawyer at Lauenroth & Partner in Düsseldorf, where he became Partner.
Since 2000 lawyer at Beiten Burkhardt Mittl & Wegener in Düsseldorf

Education and professional experience:

studied law and political science at the University of Frankfurt am Main, Lausanne, Geneva and Strassburg, (Diplomé Superieur en Droit Compare) , London School of Economics and Political Science (LL.M 1994), Georgetown University Washington D.C. (Visiting Reseacher 1994/95)
First legal state exam in 1993, second legal state exam in 1997.
From 1997 to 2000 lawyer at Lauenroth & Partner, Düsseldorf, from 2000 to 2001 lawyer at the firm of Beiten Burkhardt Mittl & Wegener, Düsseldorf.
From 2001 lawyer at Jones, Day , Reavis & Pogue in Frankfurt with an emphasis on construction, architectural and real estate law.

Areas of specialization:

German and international private building law, architectural law

Membership in professional bodies:

Arbitrator in the Court of Arbitration für Private Construction Law in Germany

Arbitral Experience:

As arbitrator in several German and international arbitrations

Language skills:

German, French, Spanish, English