Partner, K&L Gates


Dr. Johann von Pachelbel is a partner in the firm's Frankfurt office with a focus on dispute resolution, including international and national arbitration, and court proceedings in the area of domestic and international business law.

Dr. von Pachelbel acts as counsel and as arbitrator in international and national arbitrations. He has experience in proceedings under the ICC, DIS, SCC, VIAC, UNCITRAL and Swiss Rules as well under the ICSID Convention, and is also well experienced in the fields of IP law, torts and company law.

Dr. von Pachelbel joined K&L Gates in January 2012. In 1997 he began working for a leading Scandinavian law firm in its Frankfurt, Gothenburg and Stockholm offices. From 2007 to 2011, he was co-head of the German dispute resolution practice.

J_von_Pachelbel's picture

Areas of Practice

  • Year Qualified



    The German Institute of Arbitration (DIS)
    Swedish Arbitration Association (SAA)
    The Arbitration Association for Young Lawyers at the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SYJ)
    London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA)
    The German – Nordic Lawyers’ Association (Deutsch-Nordische Juristenvereinigung)
    The German Bar Association (DAV)


    Dr. jur., Cologne, 2003
    Second Legal State Exam, Higher Regional Court in Lüneburg, 1995
    First Legal State Exam, Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, 1993