Bastian Gottschling

Associate Director


Tel: +49 69 710 447 504

Email: bastian.gottschling@nera.com
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MPhil in economics, University of Cambridge, Queens' College
BSc in economics, London School of Economics


Bastian Gottschling serves as an economic expert in dispute resolution. He has specialized in economic and finance issues arising from commercial and investment disputes, competition, regulation, state aid, and taxation.

Recent representative engagements:

  • In antitrust investigations, preparation of economic evidence for submission to the European Commission
  • In the context of an investment arbitration in relation to a power plant, assessment of damages (for the state)
  • In a construction dispute, calculation of damages due to construction delays (for claimant)
  • In several long-term contracts disputes, analysis of energy markets in relation to requests for contract reform (gas, storage, and solar markets)
  • In the context of commercial arbitrations, competition analysis in relation to claims of market foreclosure and excessive pricing (gas, storage, and transport)

His expert witness experience includes the preparation of expert and rebuttal reports, oral testimony under cross-examination, and expert witness conferencing.

In addition to dispute support, Mr. Gottschling has assisted companies and financial investors with transaction support, such as pre-transaction advice and due diligence, and other economic consulting projects involving credit rating analysis, probabilistic analysis, and valuation including real options.

Mr. Gottschling holds an MPhil in economics from the University of Cambridge, Queens' College, and a BSc in economics from the London School of Economics. Mr. Gottschling has published articles on the use of economics in dispute resolution, and presented at industry conferences on the topic of energy markets. Recently, he co-authored a chapter on the use of economics in investor-state arbitration and commercial arbitration in the book, The Use of Economics in International Trade and Investment Disputes, (ed. Theresa Carpenter, Marion Jansen, and Joost Pauwelyn, Cambridge University Press).



Title Type Author
An Economic Assessment of Contracts in International Arbitration Published Article by Willis Geffert & Bastian Gottschling
Value Creation, Comparability and Bargaining Analysis: Key References in Transfer Pri... Book Edited by Dr. Emmanuel Llinares and Sébastien Gonnet with contributions from Dr. Harlow Higinbotham, Dr. Vladimir Starkov, Bastian Gottschling, Dr. Alexander Voegele, and Pim Fris
e3GRID: Was machen wir mit den Ergebnissen des Effizienz-Benchmarkings? (What are we ... Published Article By Tomas Haug and Bastian Gottschling