KNOETZL is a high-class boutique offering extensive expertise in local and cross-border litigation as well as international arbitration. The team is active across a range of industries including construction, life sciences and automotive. The practice additionally boasts expertise in the regulated sectors, such as energy, banking and gambling. The firm regularly advises clients on high-profile share purchase, data protection and post-M&A disputes, as well as breach of trust and liability cases.
Bettina Knötzl is a top player in the dispute resolution space, commended for her experience advising clients on a range of big-ticket litigation mandates, including real estate, data protection, banking and liability disputes. She also assists with post-M&A disputes and is regularly retained by clients from the technology, pharma and automotive fields. A client reports that, in addition to in-depth know-how, she offers "empathy and a clear strategy." Another source praises her "high level of availability, flexibility and commitment."
Florian Haugeneder is a strong practitioner with excellent experience in arbitration matters. He regularly assists clients as arbitration counsel with cross-border disputes, including those in the construction, insurance and energy sectors. One interviewee attests: "Florian is dedicated to commercial arbitration. He is a specialist, a genuine expert." Another source adds: "He is calm and reasonable in arguing his position."
Patrizia Netal regularly advises on arbitration pertaining to damage claims and contractual disputes. Her clients include corporates from the energy and construction sectors.