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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
  • 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.)
  • Class and Group Actions Laws and Regulations in Austria, International Comparative Legal Guide (ICLG) 2024 (co-author)
  • Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards in Austria, The Legal 500 (Legalease) 2023 (co-author)
  • Arbitration Rules and the Challenge of Effectively Addressing Third-Party Funding, Austrian Yearbook on International Arbitration 2023, 131 – 144
  • The Legal Nature of Third-Party Funding Agreements, Austrian Yearbook on International Arbitration 2021, 215 - 241 (with Nikolaus Pitkowitz)
  • Cloud Computing Vertrag - Miet- oder Werkvertrag oder doch Vertrag sui generis, Zeitschrift für Informationsrecht (ZIR) 5/2014, 372-375
  • Mifid II bringt erheblichen Mehraufwand bei Provisionsberatung, FONDS professionell, 3/2017 (with Christian Lenz)
  • Austrian Arbitration Association (ArbAut)
  • Young Austrian Arbitration Practitioners (YAAP)
  • American Bar Association – International Law Section