Sebastian Wuschka LL.M. (Geneva MIDS)

Sebastian Wuschka LL.M. (Geneva MIDS)

Sebastian Wuschka LL.M. (Geneva MIDS)


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Of Counsel

Areas of practice

Sebastian Wuschka assists domestic and foreign clients in relation to complex litigation and arbitration proceedings, with a strong focus on public international law matters (including public international law advisory work).

In the area of international investment law, he assists both corporate investors and state-owned enterprises with their investment disputes and is particularly experienced in intra-EU investment matters. Sebastian Wuschka’s expertise further covers questions of public international law more broadly (e.g. international human rights and humanitarian law).

In addition to his public international law work, his practice covers commercial arbitration under all major institutional rules, in particular of the ICC and the DIS, as well as the recognition and enforcement of arbitral awards and set-aside proceedings.


Sebastian Wuschka has been a member of Luther’s Complex Disputes team since 2014. He currently is a research fellow in tax disputes and international arbitration at the University of Lausanne, Switzerland, and of counsel in Luther’s Hamburg office.

Sebastian Wuschka studied law in Bochum (Dipl. Jur., 2012) and Geneva (MIDS LL.M., 2014) and holds certificates in both private and public international law from The Hague Academy of International Law (2014 and 2017). During his bar qualification period with the Higher Regional Court of Hamburg, he inter alia alsoworked on international law and EU law matters at Germany’s Hamburg-based Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency, on human rights law questions relating to mineral supply chains at the German Corporation for International Cooperation (GIZ) in Bonn and with the international arbitration practice of a renowned US law firm in Washington, D.C.

An associated member of Ruhr-University Bochum’s Institute for the International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict, Sebastian Wuschka has served as a visiting lecturer for international dispute settlement at Ruhr-University Bochum, for public international law and human rights law at the University of Hamburg as well as for international investment law at Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg.

Honors and distinctions
  • The Legal 500 Germany 2024: Mention in the category "Dispute Resolution - Arbitration (including International Arbitration)" (first recommendation in 2023)
  • Who's Who Legal 2024: Award "Future Leader" in "Arbitration" (first award in 2021, "Sebastian is a specialist in public international law", "He is a very strong advocate with a remarkable combination of practical experience and academic expertise", "Sebastian is a remarkable oral advocate who is always superbly prepared", "He has a great mind for international law problems")
  • Best Lawyers 2024: Recommendation "Ones to Watch" in "Arbitration and Mediation" (first recommendation in 2023)

Blog posts

  • Deutsch-Amerikanische Juristen-Vereinigung (DAJV); International Law Association (ILA) & Deutsche Vereinigung für internationales Recht (DVIR); American Society of International Law (ASIL), Young ICCA; DIS40; ICC YAF; Young ICSID; LCIA Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG); Foreign Direct Investment International Arbitration Moot Practitioner Review Board