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Anne-Karin Grill

Anne-Karin Grill Partner

legal service

dispute resolution, ADR

admitted to the bar


with schoenherr since



CEDR International Mediator Training (accredited 2013)
Georgetown University, Washington D.C./USA (Fulbright Scholar, M.A. in International Security Studies 2004)
University of Vienna, Vienna/Austria (Additional Diploma in International Relations Law 2002)
University of Vienna, Vienna/Austria (Second Certificate in Law, Mag. iur. 2001)
Université Catholique de Louvain-la-Neuve, Brussels/Belgium (Erasmus Scholar, 2000)
University of Salzburg, Salzburg/Austria (First Certificate in Law 1995)

teaching positions

University of Vienna, Institute for Civil Procedure, Lecturer "Mediation for Lawyers" (since 2013)
Recurring engagements as coach/mediator for the Annual ICC International Commercial Mediation Competition (Paris) and the Annual Consensual Dispute Resolution Competition (Vienna) 

working experience

National Law Firm, Vienna/Austria, attorney at law (2013-2014)
National Law Firm, Vienna/Austria, attorney at law (2007-2012)
High Regional Court of Vienna, Vienna/Austria, law clerk (2007)
Austrian Mission to the United Nations in New York, New York/USA, legal advisor (2005-2006)


Member of the Board, Austrian Arbitration Association (Arb|Aut)
Member of the Panel of Mediators, Energy Community 
International Bar Association (IBA)
The London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA)
Swedish Women in Arbitration Network (SWAN)
CEDR Exchange


speaking engagements

  • Speaker, ICC Young Arbitrators Forum, Zagreb (2017), Case Management Conference and Procedural Order No 1
  • Panelist, Harvard Club of Austria, Vienna (2017) HLSAE Negotiation Series
  • Key Note Speaker, Mediatione Fiorentine, Florence (2017) The future of adversarial commercial dispute resolution
  • Speaker, Seoul ADR Festival, Seoul (2017), How to choose your arbitrator: substantive expertise v arbitration expertise?
  • Panelist, Arb|Aut Forum, Vienna (2017) Conflicting Ethics in Arbitration
  • Faculty, ELSA Dispute Resolution Summer School, Vienna (2017) Workshop Commercial Mediation
  • Speaker, AIJA Annual Arbitration Conference, Stockholm (2017) The Arbitral Tribunal's Function after the Final Award – Functus Officio
  • Speaker, Generations in Arbitration, Vienna (2017) Security of Costs for Arbitration
  • Speaker, YIAG meets VIS, Vienna (2017) Enforcing Pre-Arbitration Time Limits
  • Speaker, VIAC-IMI-UNCITRAL Joint Event, Vienna (2016) International vs. domestic mediation - security vs. flexibility
  • Panelist, Arb|Aut Forum, Vienna (2016) Suspicions of corruption – what arbitral tribunals must/may/should do
  • Speaker, ICC Young Arbitrators Forum, Zurich (2016) Termination of arbitral proceedings after a settlement agreement
  • Speaker, Helsinki International Arbitration Day, Co-Chairs' Circle, Helsinki (2016) An investment court system as an alternative to investment arbitration?
  • Speaker, Experts Group Commercial Mediation, Vienna (2016) Features of commercial mediation in Austria
  • Speaker, LCIA Young International Arbitration Group, Vienna (2016) Document production, confidentiality and privilege under the IBA Rules
  • Speaker, ICC Young Arbitrators Forum, Vienna (2015) How to draft written submissions in international arbitration proceedings
  • Speaker, IBA Young Lawyers Training, Vienna (2015) Toolbox cross-border dispute resolution
  • Speaker, EFLA Conference, Brussels (2015) Inter-State Dispute Resolution (ISDS) under TTIP
  • Speaker, Workshop: Creating Shared Knowledge on Mediation and Crucial Processes for OECD National Contact Points, Vienna (2015) Features of commercial mediation in Austria
  • Speaker, Austrian Serbian Twin Conference, Belgrade (2013)
  • Speaker, Austrian Turkish Twin Conference, Istanbul (2012)


German, English, French, Swedish


other publications


Anne-Karin Grill named "Future Leader in Arbitration 2018" by Who's Who Legal