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arbitration

Schoenherr's arbitration experts successfully advise on large, complex investment and commercial matters across all industries.

"Schoenherr [is] the best in the market when it comes to international arbitration."
Chambers 

At Schoenherr our arbitration practice is among the most successful in the world. It is the "most impressive" (gar awards), and the busiest and most significant in the region, both in commercial and investment arbitration.

 

We handle some of the largest and most complex commercial disputes around. Our expertise runs deep and across industries, including banking, pharma, telecom, construction, m&a, energy, media and automotive.

In investor-state disputes, we have had a significant impact on investment protection regimes. And success. Our track record speaks for itself: we are "unbeaten at ICSID".

And our team continues to make headway, acting as counsel in high-profile international arbitrations and sitting as arbitrators in matters before leading arbitral institutions.

Our clients rely on us to deliver innovative solutions. And we do – efficiently and cost-effectively – at the same time matching top tier arbitration firms worldwide in terms of number and complexity of cases, quality of advocacy and internationality of clientele.

Clients appreciate our innovation, efficiency, and the skills and expertise of our team, calling us the "best in the market" for arbitration:

"The [arbitration] team is … innovative in their thinking and approach to cases"
Legal 500

They "have a pragmatic approach, are fast and cost efficient."
Legal 500 

"We have not come across any other firm that delivers this level of legal advice and advocacy, whether in writing or orally, in a range of languages. In our opinion, Schoenherr leave their competitors far behind."
Chambers 

 

our services

  • international arbitration
  • commercial arbitration
  • investment arbitration
  • state liability litigation
  • award annulment proceedings
  • award enforcement proceedings
  • arbitrator appointments
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our team

Our arbitration experts act as counsel in high-profile international arbitrations and sit as arbitrators in matters before leading arbitral institutions.

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news

newsletter

28 March 2022

austria

C.Lindinger S.Lukic

Why international law effectively protects investments in Russia

The truth is rarely pure and never simple. But in the case of Russia's military operation in Ukraine, it just might be.

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roadmap

The rise of international environmental law in litigation and arbitration

In May 2021, a judgment of the Hague District Court ordering Royal Dutch Shell to reduce its worldwide CO2 emissions by 45 % by 2030 reverberated across the globe.

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media coverage

10 October 2021

austria

C.Lindinger S.Lukic

Investitionsschutz kommt innerhalb der EU zu kurz

Auf Verlangen der EU-Kommission wurden bilaterale Abkommen zur Einsetzung internationaler Schiedsgerichte gekündigt. Bis dato hat Brüssel es aber verabsäumt, für einen alternativen Rechtsschutz abseits der einzelstaatlichen Gerichte zu sorgen.

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newsletter

23 September 2021

austria

S.Lukic

Unlawful Consent is Still Consent: International Law Perspectives on Komstroy vs Moldova

On 2 September 2021, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) issued the much awaited judgement in the Komstroy vs Moldova case (C-741/19).

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publication

10 August 2021

austria

M.Kern

Handbuch Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit und ADR

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