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Wolf Theiss

Dispute Resolution

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What the team is known for

Wolf Theiss boasts a solid dispute resolution team demonstrating experience in both litigation and arbitration work. The firm assists clients from the financial services industry with investment arbitrations, possessing particular expertise in the CEE and SEE regions. The practice further advises on damage claims, commercial litigation, shareholder disputes and product liability claims. Clients stem from a wide variety of industries including energy, media and manufacturing.

Strengths

"It is a joy to work with them," a client says, explaining: "They are fast and have the big picture in mind."

"They are handling it very well," a source says about the team's arbitration engagement, adding: "It's really easy to work with them."

Work highlights

Wolf Theiss defended a major Austrian bank in a class action dispute against the Austrian consumer protection organisation.

Notable practitioners

Clemens Trauttenberg represents clients from the banking sector in litigation. He demonstrates further experience in damage claims. An interviewee praises his "diligence and engagement," adding: "He makes complicated issues easy for clients and other advisers."

Stefan Riegler operates a highly regarded arbitration practice. He covers a range of mandates, including investment and commercial arbitration relating to the energy and transport sectors. "He knows what he is doing," a client says, adding: "He's very friendly and committed." Another source praises his "excellent client-handling skills."

Venus Valentina Wong focuses on international arbitration, assisting with disputes primarily from the energy sector. She also handles litigation matters. "She is doing a good job," a client confirms.

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Overview

Our dispute resolution team combines its business law and commercial litigation experience with industry-specific expertise to assist clients in handling highly contentious matters. We consistently deliver winning results for our clients who include multinational companies, financial institutions and private equity firms, pharmaceutical and biotech companies, as well as their officers and directors.

Our team frequently advises on complex cross-border matters and relies its strong cross-practice relationship within the firm for matters involving experts of several legal fields. Our team is best known for its comprehensive and first-rate work in:

  • Arbitration - Our team has profound experience acting under the major arbitration rules as well as in ad-hoc arbitration proceedings. Members of our arbitration team often act as arbitrators in numerous arbitration and other ADR cases under all the major arbitration rules. Apart from the CEE/SEE region, our team has expertise in arbitration procedures in PR China, Hong Kong and Turkey.

  • Litigation - Our litigation practice covers the full spectrum of contentious matters, including: White-collar Crime and asset tracing; Corporate and shareholder disputes; Financial services and banking litigation; Privat enforcement; Product liability litigation; Insolvency & restructuring related litigation; Interim relief; Insurance litigation; and Interest group claims.

Members

Riegler, Stefan (Head of Department)

Hohenberg, Valerie

Kaufman, Emmanuel Eugenio

Loudon, Nikolaus

Spiegel, Eva

Taufner, Markus

Zollner, Alexander

Clients

Erste Bank

KA Finanz AG (formerly Kommunalkredit Austria AG)

KELAG

Lifebrain S.r.l,

Industries

Banks & Financial Services

Construction

Consulting and Professional Services

Consumer Product Manufacturing

Energy

Insurance

IT and Telecom

Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare & Life Sciences

Real Estate

Transportation

Dispute Resolution

Wolf Theiss

firm
Location

Schubertring 6

Vienna

Vienna

Austria

A-1010

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Austria

Dispute Resolution: Arbitration


Stefan Riegler
Band 2
Venus Valentina Wong
Band 4

Dispute Resolution: Litigation


Clemens Trauttenberg
Band 3