Vienna 1010 Wien Austria
Graf & Pitkowitz, founding partner, since 1995; Major Austrian law firm, Vienna, partner 1990–1994; associate 1987–1989; Extended Internships at a US law firms, New York, 1986 and 1991 and Phibro Corporation, Vienna, New York and London, 1980 – 1991; University Lecturer for Czech Business Law (1992–1999).;
Listed as Permanent Arbitrator with all leading panels VIAC (since 1993) Czech Republic (since 1995), Hungary (since 1995), SIAC (since 2010), HKIAC (since 2010), Kuala Lumpur (since 2010), CIETAC (since 2011) and KCAB (since 2012).
More than 20 years of experience in the field of international arbitration; involved in well over 100 international disputes as party counsel, arbitrator and mediator; Arbitration proceedings were led under various rules, including Vienna Rules, ICC, UNCITRAL, SIAC, KCAB and ad hoc. Matters include the following: Counsel in Europe’s largest telecoms arbitration (USD +3 billion+); Counsel to CEE energy company in a contract and pricing dispute (USD +300 million); Counsel to Fortune 500 TMC company in contract dispute (USD +100 million); Counsel to CEE energy company in a
complex tri-party arbitration relating to contract disputes (USD +100 million); Counsel to engineering company in construction dispute; Counsel to descendants of the expropriated in Klimt painting restitution dispute (+ USD 100 million); Chairman in post M&A contract disputes relating to Japan (SIAC Rules), party appointed arbitrator in post M&A dispute relating to Romanian Energy (ICC Rules). ; Chairman in CEE supply contract dispute (Vienna Rules); Party representative in several annulment proceedings before Austrian courts (on behalf of both claimants and defendants
Author of over 50 publications. For full list visit www.gpp.at. ; frequently lectures in the field of arbitration and ADR.