Dr. Leonardo Ohlrogge, LL.M.
Dr. Leonardo Ohlrogge, LL.M.

Dr. Leonardo Ohlrogge, LL.M.

Senior Associate, Zurich/Geneva

Schiffbaustrasse 2 | Postfach | CH-8031 Zurich | Switzerland
Schiffbaustrasse 2 | Postfach | CH-8031 Zurich | Switzerland
T +41 58 552 02 23


Leonardo Ohlrogge is a senior associate in the Dispute Resolution Team in Zurich and Geneva. He advises and represents clients in domestic and international arbitration proceedings.

Prior to joining MLL Legal, Leonardo Ohlrogge worked in the arbitration departments of top-tier law firms and gained solid experience in commercial and investment arbitration.

He also has experience in international contracts and M&A. Before moving to Switzerland, Leonardo Ohlrogge specialized as a corporate lawyer in Germany and Brazil.

Regarding his education, Leonardo Ohlrogge holds a Ph.D. from the University of St. Gallen and an LL.M. from the University of Frankfurt. During his undergraduate studies in Brazil, he spent three semesters as an exchange student at the University of Freiburg (Germany).

Leonardo was admitted to the Brazilian bar in 2011 and to the Portuguese bar in 2019.

He is fluent in Portuguese, English and German and holds both Brazilian and German citizenships.

Practice Areas

Education & Admission

  • University of St. Gallen, Dr. iur. (2018)
  • University of Frankfurt, LL.M. (2014)
  • Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, lic. iur. (2011)
  • University of Freiburg im Breisgau (2008–2009)

Memberships and public offices

  • Brazilian Arbitration Committee (CBAr)
  • Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA)
  • Swiss Arbitration Association’s Young Practitioners Group (ASA Below 40)
  • Young Arbitrators Forum of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC YAF)
  • LCIA Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG)
  • Deutsche Initiative junger Schiedsrechtler (DIS 40)
  • Young ICCA


  • Portuguese
  • English
  • German
More by Leonardo Ohlrogge


40th Year Anniversary of the Dow Chemical Award

ASA Bulletin, Vol. 40, No. 2, 2022, p. 300-308 June 2022
  • EN

Multi-Contract Arbitration Arising from Contracts and Subcontracts: Where to Set the Threshold for Finding Consent?

Young Arbitration Review 2021, Edition 43, pp. 94-98, December 2021
  • EN


Speaker at CAMAGRO, 11 February 2021
  • PT

Joinder & Third Parties in International Arbitration

Beneficent Lecture – Instituto Mundo Aflora, 3 February 2021
  • PT