Australia (Barrister, Solicitor)
As Arbitrator: 30+
As Counsel (in arbitration proceedings): 40+
Governing Laws in Cases Handled: Bahrain, Hongkong, Israel, Qatar Singapore, United Arab Emirates
Places of Arbitration in Cases Handled: ICC, HKIAC, DIAC, LCIA, ADCCAC, ICDR, SIAC, CIETAC, KLRCA
Sectors and Practice Areas in Cases Handled: Construction, Banking & Finance, Commerce, Corporate, IP/IT, Energy & Natural Resources, International Trade
Sole Arbitrator (ad-hoc / UNCITRAL PCA) – Geneva, Israel substantive law, dispute in relation to an EPC contract for turn-key power plant in Israel.
Chairperson (ICC) – Doha, Qatar substantive law, dispute in relation to MEP and interior fit-out works. Multiple respondents.
Sole-Arbitrator (ICC) – Singapore, Singapore substantive law, dispute in relation to steel structural works on major skyscraper and shopping center in Singapore
Co-Arbitrator (HKIAC) – Hong Kong, English substantive law, consolidation of 3 separate arbitration proceedings, dispute in relation to the breach of terms in a commodity transaction.
Emergency Arbitrator (ICC) – Bahrain, Bahrain substantive law, emergency arbitration proceedings for interim relief in relation to the liquidation of bank guarantees.
Sole Arbitrator (ICC) – Hong Kong (SAR), UAE substantive law, dispute in relation to telecommunication traffic sharing agreements.
Chairperson (ICC) – DIFC UAE, English substantive law, dispute in relation to distribution and transportation agreements in Afghanistan.
Sole Arbitrator (ICC) – Germany, English substantive law, dispute concerning warehousing installation at a major international airport.
Sole Arbitrator (DIAC) – Dubai, UAE substantive law, investor dispute in relation to a major commercial property development
Party Appointed Arbitrator (ADCCAC) – Abu Dhabi, English substantive law, dispute in relation to satellite licensing agreement.
Party Appointed Arbitrator (ICC) – Doha, Qatar substantive law, dispute in relation to a contract for the manufacture, supply and installation of commercial equipment at an international airport.
Sole Arbitrator (ad hoc / UNCITRAL) – Sydney, English substantive law, dispute in relation to coaking coal commodity purchases.
Sole Arbitrator (DIAC) – Ras Al Khaimah, UAE substantive law, dispute in relation to a property development
Party appointed arbitrator (DIAC) – Abu Dhabi, UAE substantive law, dispute in relation to the construction of an office building.
Mr Gehle began his career at a magic circle firm in London (UK) & Frankfurt (Germany), where he was working in the areas of International arbitration, corporate finance and mergers & acquisition. Later he worked as a special counsel at a leading Australian law firm in Sydney where he was in charge of international commercial arbitration cases, constructions & major projects and investment treaty arbitration. After that he continued his career as a partner of two major international law firms in their Dubai office (UAE) where he was responsible for international commercial arbitration cases, major projects in energy & construction and real estate disputes. Prior to becoming part of BODENHEIMER HERZBERG he was an independent arbitrator based in Dubai (UAE).
Euromoney Guide to the World’s Leadings Experts in Commercial Arbitration
Euromoney Guide to the World’s Leadings Construction Lawyers
The International Who’s Who Legal – Construction
The International Who’s Who Legal – Mediation
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)
Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (ACICA) – member of the drafting committee for the ACICA Arbitration Rules
Australasian Forum for International Arbitration (AFIA) – past president and founding member
International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) Y&I – past board member of the Global Advisory Board
United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) – past national correspondent for Australia
Law Society of New South Wales
Alumni Association of the Willem C Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot – past president (1999-2003) and member of the advisory board
London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA)
International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) YAG
Australian Business Council Dubai (ABCD)
Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA)
Centre for Transnational Law (CENTRAL) – honorary member
Australian-German Lawyers Association
German Institution for Arbitration
Mr Gehle holds a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, College of Law Sydney, a Graduate Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration, University of Queensland and a Diploma in Law, University of Sydney. He obtained his Second State Exam from the Higher Regional Court of Hessia, Wiesbaden (Germany) and his First State Exam from University of Münster (Germany). He started his law studies at the Philipps University Marburg (Germany). Additionally, he was praised with the Fréderic Eisemann Award, Pieter Sanders Award and Werner Melis Award by the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot, Vienna.