The Board of the Vienna International Arbitral Centre (VIAC), the premier international arbitration institution in Central and Eastern Europe, elected Dr. Nikolaus Pitkowitz as President on September 12, 2022. Dr. Nikolaus Pitkowitz, founding partner and head of the dispute resolution practice group, sets strong goals for the years coming: “I intend to strengthen Vienna’s role as a leading disputes hub and to focus on the institution’s four pillars: international commercial arbitration (with a focus on energy transformation and legal tech), domestic arbitration (with a focus on construction and M&A disputes), mediation, as well as investment arbitration.”
Pitkowitz & Partners, based in Vienna, is a leading international commercial law firm specializing in international arbitration, high-stakes litigation, and real estate and construction law. With its involvement in cases spanning across the globe and through a myriad of industries, the firm has acclaimed a stellar international reputation.
Pitkowitz & Partners forms one of the largest Austrian dispute practices and is ranked by GAR among the world’s 100 leading arbitration practices for the second year in a row.
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