Simon Sawert

Associate, Frankfurt



Simon is an associate in White & Case's International Arbitration Practice Group. He represents clients in national and cross-border arbitration and litigation proceedings.

Prior to joining White & Case, Simon gained experience at a law firm in Cologne in Corporate/M&A and international energy and infrastructure projects related to Latin America.

Simon has a particular interest in arbitration proceedings related to Latin America. He has particular expertise in matters related to Latin America as Simon has spent several years in South America.

Simon has studied law in Osnabrück, Koblenz, Frankfurt am Main, Düsseldorf and Brussels. He regularly publishes on arbitration.

Bars and Courts
Latin American International Arbitration Course
CIDS Geneva, University of Buenos Aires
Université Libre de Bruxelles
Second State Exam
Higher Regional Court of Koblenz
German & International Arbitration
Goethe University
First State Exam
University of Osnabrück, Lower Saxony Legal Examination Office Celle
Foreign Law Programme (FFA)
University of Osnabrück


Defending India against enforcement of a $132 million award pursued by Deutsche Telekom issued by a Swiss-seated tribunal in an arbitration arising under the Germany-India BIT

Credit Institution and Investors
Defending a credit institution and its shareholders against German and European supervisory authorities before German and European Courts

Automotive Company
Representation of an automotive company in a supplier dispute

Multinational Chemical Company
Representation of a multinational chemical company in a DIS Post M&A arbitration

Power Plant Owner
Advising CCE Group on construction and operation of the utility scale Solar PV Park "Sol de Varas" (Chile)*

Power Plant Owner
Advising AustriaEnergy on large-scale green hydrogen and green ammonia Power-to-X HNH Project in Chile*

Advising shareholders and TIMETOACT on the acquisition of majority stake by Equistone*

Advising majority shareholder of Telexiom on sale of company*

*Matters prior to working for White & Case


Book Review: El Arbitraje en la Jurisprudencia de las Cortes Superiores de Chile – Período 2002-2020 (Arbitration in the Chilean Higher Courts – 2002-2020). SchiedsVZ, Issue 3, Page 162, 2021

The Interaction between State Courts and ArbitralProceedings in Germany – Unexpected Obstacles in Times of COVID-19?. WAMR 2019 VOL. 13, No.1, December 2020