Dispute Resolution / Litigation & Arbitration

We are a top tier firm for all types of complex commercial litigation and arbitration. We have longstanding and extensive expertise and regularly appear before Austrian and European courts, as well as in domestic and international arbitration proceedings. Our team has wide-ranging practical experience in arbitration proceedings under all leading institutional rules, including Vienna Rules, ICC, SIAC, Swiss Chambers, KCAB, UNCITRAL, SCC, Hungarian Chamber of Commerce, Czech, and ad hoc arbitrations. Our experience is particularly strong in the industry sectors including telecommunications and media, energy and natural resources, and financial/banking. We have also become increasingly well-known for our work in the areas of restitution of looted art, white collar crime and shareholder disputes.

The head of our Dispute Resolution Practice Group, Nikolaus Pitkowitz, is considered one of the preeminent Austrian arbitration and dispute resolution practitioners. He frequently acts as chairman, sole or co-arbitrator, or party counsel in domestic or international arbitration proceedings - he has participated in nearly 100 arbitral proceedings. Domestic and international publications list Nikolaus Pitkowitz in the top group of their dispute resolution rankings. 

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Reactions were very fast and they were available at all times. The team goes well out of their way to make their clients feel like they are getting everything they deserve. They really showed a great amount of commitment.

Chambers Europe (2017)


Nikolaus Pitkowitz

Dr. Nikolaus Pitkowitz

M.B.L.-HSG | Partner
T +43 1 401 17 - 0


Roxanne de Jesus

Mag. Roxanne de Jesus

Martin Foerster

Dr. Martin Foerster

LL.M. (LONDON) | Partner
Nikolaus Pitkowitz

Dr. Nikolaus Pitkowitz

M.B.L.-HSG | Partner

Areas of expertise

  • Strategic advice on impending disputes
  • Litigation
  • Arbitration
  • White collar crime
  • Restitution of looted art




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