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dispute management

Schoenherr's dispute lawyers advise on all aspects and in all stages of a dispute, in all forums and jurisdictions.

"Excellent knowledge, good client relationship, fast responses and perfect negotiation skills."
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Drawing on our expertise and network, we manage our clients' disputes at all stages, forums and jurisdictions, under national or international law. 

We are known for our supra-dispute resolution perspective and pioneer solutions. Our innovative approach to investment disputes, combining remedies at the level of national, EU and international law, has revolutionised state liability and investment law.

Clients laud the arbitration team as "innovative in their thinking and approach to cases" and partner Leon Kopecky for his "refreshing view on cases".
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With our expertise, footprint, and network, we manage our clients' disputes as a one-stop-shop at all stages, including ahead and outside of trial.

We help clients select the best forum and dispute resolution method for their dispute resolution clauses. Once a dispute has arisen, we assess the strength and value of our clients' claims and legal position. We advise on case strategy and negotiations, on dispute-related politics and media, and on public statements, image and litigation PR.

We draw on a large network of the most renowned and reliable experts in their fields and industries for consultation or cooperation. As a one-stop-shop, we make sure our clients are in the best hands.

And we offer prime access to litigation funders. Having accommodated the arrival of third-party funding in CEE, we have fostered relationships with renowned litigation funders and impacted its development. Our influence and experience make us best suited to advise clients on litigation funding and support them throughout the process.

our services

  • innovative solutions at all stages
  • one-stop-shop for disputes
  • dispute resolution clauses
  • alternative dispute resolution
  • pre-trial case assessment
  • litigation PR
  • litigation funding




our team

The dispute management team is known for its supra-dispute resolution perspective and provides pioneering, straight to the point solutions.
meet the team







N. Lalatović Đorđević | D. Nikolić

ESG-related arbitrations: A new kid on the block


05 June 2020



COVID-19 disputes: Try to avoid, but be ready

COVID-19 has shaken the world as we know it from the ground up. Many industries have already been hit hard, but its full (negative) impact on the economy is yet to be seen.


28 April 2020



One step towards virtual dispute resolution: hearings via videoconference

Court hearings via videoconference were unimaginable in Austrian courts pre-COVID-19. Witnesses could testify via videoconference in Austrian court proceedings only under certain circumstances, but they still had to attend court – just not the court in which the proceedings were pending.