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Nikolaus Pitkowitz

Vienna, Austria Global Guide 2022 Ranked in 3 departments
Ranked in : Dispute Resolution: LitigationDispute Resolution: ArbitrationDispute Resolution: Most in Demand Arbitrators
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Dispute Resolution: Litigation - Austria

Band 4

Nikolaus Pitkowitz is well known for his broad expertise in dispute resolution. He is active as arbitration counsel, regularly acting on high-profile ICC arbitrations in the construction and energy sectors. He is further acknowledged for his work as an arbitrator under a variety of rules, focusing on financial, contractual and post-M&A matters. He also supports clients with litigation matters. One client notes: "Nikolaus is a tireless advocate, always accessible to his clients and always prepared for a fight."
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Dispute Resolution: Arbitration - Austria

Band 2

Nikolaus Pitkowitz is well known for his broad expertise in dispute resolution. He is active as arbitration counsel, regularly acting on high-profile ICC arbitrations in the construction and energy sectors. He is further acknowledged for his work as an arbitrator under a variety of rules, focusing on financial, contractual and post-M&A matters. He also supports clients with litigation matters. One client notes: "Nikolaus is a tireless advocate, always accessible to his clients and always prepared for a fight."
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Dispute Resolution: Most in Demand Arbitrators - Austria

Band 3

Nikolaus Pitkowitz is well known for his broad expertise in dispute resolution. He is active as arbitration counsel, regularly acting on high-profile ICC arbitrations in the construction and energy sectors. He is further acknowledged for his work as an arbitrator under a variety of rules, focusing on financial, contractual and post-M&A matters. He also supports clients with litigation matters. One client notes: "Nikolaus is a tireless advocate, always accessible to his clients and always prepared for a fight."
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Nikolaus Pitkowitz is founding partner and head of the dispute resolution team at Pitkowitz & Partners. He is furthermore qualified and certified as a mediator.

His practice has always been predominantly international. While he started his career with transactional and real estate work in Austria and the CEE region, he now holds a particular focus on litigation, arbitration and mediation.

Nikolaus acted as counsel in many complex and high-profile litigations in front of Austrian Courts and the European Court of Justice, among others in the two largest pending class actions in Austria.

He acted as arbitrator and party counsel in over 100 international disputes, in a range from smaller to multibillion cases and is currently sitting in disputes with a value in excess of $1.5 billion.

Professional Memberships

Nikolaus is Vice-President of the Vienna International Arbitral Centre (VIAC), arbitrator and panel member of all leading arbitration institutions, and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb). He also acts as Vice-Chair of the International Arbitration Committee of the Section of International Law of the American Bar Association (ABA) and Court Member of the Casablanca International Mediation and Arbitration Centre (CIMAC).

Publications

Nikolaus frequently speaks at seminars worldwide and is author of numerous publications.

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