Areas of Specialisation:
Parties' counsel and arbitrator in domestic/international commercial arbitration (ICC, VIAC, UNCITRAL, Swiss, LCIA & Danish Arbitration Rules, CCIR, ad hoc), investment protection, cross-border trade, secured transations, energy law, national/international litigation and sports arbitration.
German, French, English
Education and Professional Experience:
1999 Mag.iur., Johannes Kepler University of Linz; 1999/2000 legal clerkship, Vienna; 2000/2001 junior associate with Wolf Theiss Attorneys-at-Law, Vienna; 2001 - 2003 Assistant Counsel with the Secretariat of the ICC International Court of Arbitration and internship with Paris law firm; 2003 internship with the Vienna International Arbitral Centre of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber; 2003 - 2007 senior associate and junior partner with Schönherr Attorneys-at-Law, Vienna; 2005 MCIArb of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators; January 2007 admitted to the Vienna Bar; 2008 junior partner with Torggler Attorneys-at-Law; Research Assistant at the European Legal Studies Center and Master of Laws (2009 LL.M.), Columbia University, New York; 2009 appointed member of the ICC Commission of Arbitration and the Task Force on the revision of the 1998 ICC rules; as of January 2010 attorney-at-law and head of arbitration with bkp. 2010 appointed ad-hoc clerk for the Tribunal Arbitral du Sport Lausanne (TAS/CAS) & reappointed Central & Eastern European Representative for YIAG/LCIA; as of 2011 lecturer on international arbitration at the Speyer College for Administrative Sciences and enlisted as arbitrator of the CCIR.