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Baker McKenzie

Dispute Resolution

3 ranked lawyersBand 3AustriaEurope 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Active team acting on both domestic and cross-border matters. Offers representation in international arbitration mandates, such as those involving investment issues. Also active in cross-border litigation, particularly in the SEE region. Notable strength in post-M&A and ownership rights disputes, with additional expertise in construction cases. Financial services forms a key industry focus within the team, with cases also stemming from the hospitality, biotechnology and steel sectors. Also handles major insolvency litigation.

Strengths

Clients say: "They are fast, dedicated and reliable."

The "outstanding teamwork and strategic thinking" are also highlighted by clients.

Work highlights

Defended the Municipality of Vlora in a EUR27 million ICC arbitration against a parking payment system operator following early termination of a concession agreement.

Notable practitioners

Alexander Petsche handles post-M&A litigation, damages claims and insolvency-related proceedings. Clients describe him as "a bright guy with a sharp mind."

Filip Boras is an established lawyer handling ownership and insurance arbitrations. He is reputed for his activity in the CEE region and is noted for his "exceptional communication skills."

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Austria

Dispute Resolution: Arbitration


Alexander Petsche
Band 4
Filip Boras
Band 4

Dispute Resolution: Litigation


Alexander Petsche
Band 4