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  • Universities of Bochum and Bonn, Germany (Law)
  • Languages: German, English, French, Italian, Spanish


  • Member of the German Bar
  • German Institution of Arbitration (DIS)
  • British Chamber of Commerce in Germany (BCCG)

Dr. Wilhelm Danelzik

Attorney (Germany)
Partner – Cologne

In the fields of litigation and arbitration, Wilhelm focuses on commercial and corporate law disputes, on post-M&A disputes, as well as on disputes relating to long-term agreements. His clients are leading commercial enterprises as well as industrial companies and businesses from the service sector.

Wilhelm studied law in Bochum and Bonn. After completing his first state examination in Bonn, he did his doctorate at the Institute of Private International Law of the University of Bonn (Prof. Dr. Beitzke).

Wilhelm was a partner with the international law firm Freshfields and its German predecessor for 30 years. He started his career as a corporate lawyer and advised for many years on all matters pertaining to industrial property rights before deciding to completely focus on dispute resolution. After leaving Freshfields in 2014, Wilhelm was with the major German full service law firm Luther, before joining Andersen in Germany as a founding partner in 2017.

In 2018 and 2019 Wilhelm has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the edition of The Best Lawyers in Germany for his work in the field of arbitration and litigation.