Attorney-at-law under Austrian law. Supervising authority: Vienna Bar Association.
Seat: Josefstädter Straße 11, 1080 Wien

Specialisation

  • Litigation, especially commercial and civil law-related disputes
  • Counsel and arbitrator in arbitrations under the rules of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the International Arbitral Centre of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber (VIAC), the German Institution of Arbitration (DIS), the Swiss Chambers of Commerce (Swiss Rules), the Hungarian Chamber of Industry and Commerce, the Danish Institute of Arbitration, the Croatian Chamber of Commerce, the UNCITRAL Rules

    Focus: commercial law, supply contracts, M&A, joint ventures, construction, etc
  • Advice with regard to various matters of commercial, contract and construction law
  • Establishment of businesses and regular advice on partnerships and corporations
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Directors' and officers' liability

Education

Legal studies at the University of Vienna (Mag.iur., Dr.iur. "with high honours") and postgraduate legal studies at the University of San Diego (LL.M. Comparative Law)

Career

  • Vice Chairman Euro-American Lawyers Group
  • Dispute Resolution Steering Committee member at IR GLOBAL
  • Independent since 2004
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Vienna
  • McDougal Love Eckis Smith & Boehmer, San Diego
  • Cerha Hempel Spiegelfeld Hlawati, Vienna

Languages

German (native), English (fluent), French (basic)

Memberships

International Chamber of Commerce ICC (Austria)
International Centre for Dispute Resolution ("ICDR")
Austrian Arbitration Association ("ArbAut")
German Institution of Arbitration ("DIS")
International Bar Association ("IBA")

Publications