Attorney-at-law under Austrian law (Vienna Bar Association) and registered to practise in Malta (Ministry of Justice, Valletta) under this home country title. Seat: Malta / GVZH Advocates, 192 Old Bakery Street, Valletta, VLT 1455


  • Counsel and arbitrator in arbitrations e.g. under the UNCITRAL Rules and the rules of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)
  • Litigation (Civil Procedure)
  • Advice with regard to national and international civil- and commercial law
  • Advice with regard to various matters of real estate law


Legal Studies at the University of Vienna (Mag.iur.) and the University of Salzburg (Dr.iur. "with high honours"), and postgraduate legal studies at the King's College, University of London (LL.M. International Business Law)


  • Dorda Brugger Jordis, Vienna
  • Wolf Theiss, Vienna
  • Institut für Zivilverfahrensrecht, University of Salzburg
  • United Nations Commission on International Trade Law, UNCITRAL


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


  • "International Commercial Arbitration in UNCITRAL Model Law Jurisdictions", 3rd edition, Sweet & Maxwell Publishing, London (2009)
  • "International Commercial Arbitration and Conciliation in UNCITRAL Model Law Jurisdictions", 2nd (ext.) edition, Sweet & Maxwell Publishing, London (2005)
  • "Rechtsstudium im Ausland: England", Nomos Verlag, Baden-Baden (2001)