Dr. Philipp F. Hardung

Dr. Philipp F. Hardung

  • Partner
  • Düsseldorf


Dr. Philipp F. Hardung is Partner at Hausfeld in Düsseldorf, specializing in commercial and corporate litigation. Before joining Hausfeld, Philipp worked for a leading German law firm with a focus on corporate, banking and capital markets law as well as in the corporate law department of a Magic Circle law firm. He has acquired broad experience in litigation and dispute resolution, including cross-border commercial disputes and corporate litigation, as well as banking and financial disputes. According to the Handelsblatt - Germany's Best Lawyers Ranking, he is one of Germany's best lawyers in the field of Dispute Resolution.

Philipp regularly represents clients both on the claimant's and defendant's side before German civil courts and in (international) arbitration proceedings. In addition, he has a focus on advising domestic and foreign companies in corporate and capital markets law, in particular during crisis situations.

Philipp studied at Bonn (Germany) and Leeds (UK) University. He underwent legal training in Düsseldorf (Germany), Bonn (Germany), and New York City (USA). After finishing his legal training, Philipp obtained a Ph.D. with summa cum laude in international civil procedure law at Halle-Wittenberg University (Germany). His PhD thesis was awarded the Prize for Doctoral Studies of the Faculty of Law of Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg in 2020. Philipp F. Hardung regularly publishes on topics of corporate and procedural law. He is the author of the Beck'sche Großkommentar regarding the law of limited liability companies and has been a lecturer in Dispute Resolution at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg since 2022. In addition to his native German, Philipp is fluent in English and has basic knowledge of Spanish.