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Mag. Maximilian Albert Müller, LL.M.


Mag. Maximilian Albert Müller, LL.M. is an Attorney-at-Law in the Dispute Resolution Team of Pitkowitz & Partners.

He specializes in advising and representing international clients in commercial litigation and arbitration as well as out-of-court dispute resolution. He has particular expertise in the efficient handling of trade disputes, the defense against investor and insurance claims, IP protection, shareholder disputes as well as post-M&A disputes. In doing so, he looks back on many years of successfully working with clients from a broad range of sectors and industries, including financial services, manufacturing and technology.

In addition, he has broad expertise in contract law, having advised on numerous (financing) transactions. Maximilian also regularly advises on corporate law and KYC/AML compliance.

Prior to joining Pitkowitz & Partners, he worked as an associate in renowned law firms in Vienna and, among others, as a volunteer at the Austrian Trade Commission in Hong Kong.

Maximilian holds law degrees from the University of Paris, Panthéon-Sorbonne (LL.M. with distinction cum laude) and the University of Vienna (Mag.iur.) and has passed the Austrian Bar Exam with distinction. He has authored many publications relating to his legal practice and has been recognized by the German business newspaper Handelsblatt and Best Lawyers for his expertise in international arbitration.

  • Since 2022: Attorney-at-Law with Pitkowitz & Partners
  • Austrian Bar Exam with Distinction
  • 2020 – 2021: Associate with Pitkowitz & Partners
  • 2020: University of Paris, Panthèon-Sorbonne (LL.M.), distinction cum laude
  • 2018 - 2019: Associate with Binder Grösswang Rechtsanwälte GmbH
  • 2017 - 2018: Law Clerk with the Vienna Higher Regional Court of Appeals
  • 2016 - 2017: Associate with Brandl Talos Rechsanwälte GmbH
  • 2016: University of Vienna (Mag.iur.)


  • § 12 FlexKapGG (Form von Anteilsübertragungen und Übernahmeerklärungen) in Schneeweiss/Hule (Hrsg.), FlexKapGG Praxiskommentar, LexisNexis (2024), 143 – 179 (Co-Autor).

Book Contributions:

  • Transparency in Arbitration: Navigating Disclosure Obligations relating to Third-Party Funding in Klausegger et al. (Hrsg.), Austrian Yearbook on International Arbitration 2024, Manz (2024), 71 – 84.
  • Arbitration Rules and the Challenge of Effectively Addressing Third-Party Funding in Klausegger et al. (Hrsg.), Austrian Yearbook on International Arbitration 2023, Manz (2023), 131 – 144.
  • The Legal Nature of Third-Party Funding Agreements in Klausegger et al. (Hrsg.), Austrian Yearbook on International Arbitration 2021, Manz (2021), 215 – 241 (Co-Autor).


  • Confidential Information in Civil Proceedings – Safeguarded Secrets or Unleashed Truths?, The Legal 500 (2024) (Co-Autor).
  • Class and Group Actions in Austria, International Comparative Legal Guide (ICLG) 2024 (Co-Autor).
  • Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards, The Legal 500 (2023) (Co Autor).
  • Mifid II bringt erheblichen Mehraufwand bei Provisionsberatung, FONDS professionell, 3/2017.
  • Cloud Computing Vertrag – Miet- oder Werkvertrag oder doch Vertrag sui generis?, Zeitschrift für Informationsrecht (ZIR) 5/2014, 372 – 375.
  • Austrian Bar Association
  • American Bar Association – International Law Section
  • International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA)
  • Austrian Arbitration Association (ArbAut)
  • Young Austrian Arbitration Practitioners (YAAP)