Bettina Knoetzl is a partner at Knoetzl, a leading firm in arbitration, litigation, alternative dispute resolution, business crime, compliance and corporate crisis management. Bettina has more than 20 years’ experience in handling complex national and international disputes and is currently ranked as one of the leading litigation, dispute resolution and white-collar crime lawyers in Austria.
Bettina specialises in international and commercial litigation, focusing on investor protection, liability claims, business crime, fraud and asset tracing, corporate disputes, banking, insurance and financial derivatives cases, and life science litigation. She has successfully defended against class action lawsuits, including one of Austria's largest civil litigation cases, and represents corporate and investor clients in well-known shareholder disputes. She also provides legal counsel to significant government institutions. Her successes in asset tracing and recovery have been recognised across the globe. She has led her clients to remarkable successes, among others in several cases up to the Austrian Supreme Court. With her vast understanding and experience of cross border work, she is a sought after co-counsel by top-tier law firms.
Bettina is currently the co-chair of the litigation committee of the International Bar Association; the president of the advisory board of Transparency International (Austrian Chapter); the Austrian representative of ICC–FraudNet; and member of the advisory board of the ZBP Career Centre at Vienna University of Economics and Business. She is ranked in the top tier of the leading international directories, including Chambers, and is currently recognised as one Who's Who Legal’s five most highly regarded individuals for litigation and asset tracing in Europe (2015).
WWL says: Bettina Knoetzl at her own firm is regarded as Austria’s premier practitioner. Her “litigation capabilities in the commercial sector are second-to-none”
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