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Emmanuel Kaufman

Emmanuel Kaufman
Firm:
Office:
Herrengasse 1
A-1010
City:
Vienna
Country:
Austria
Tel:
+43 1 34 34 000 800

Biography:

Who's Who Legal Construction: Lawyers

Emmanuel Kaufman is a partner at KNOETZL, based in Vienna, Austria.

Emmanuel is an Argentinean attorney-at-law with over 10 years’ experience in high-value and complex arbitrations. Emmanuel’s expertise spans across various industries, including engineering and construction, rail and telecommunications.

Emmanuel has successfully represented both national and multinational clients in arbitration proceedings involving major infrastructure projects and turnkeys, as well as concession, joint venture and FIDIC contracts. He also has experience in delay analysis and quantification of damages in large, high-stake construction disputes.

Emmanuel has handled a vast number of arbitration cases under a wide range of arbitration rules, including the rules of Arbitration of the Vienna International Arbitral Centre (Vienna Rules), International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and UNCITRAL.

Emmanuel has acted as counsel in some of the largest and most challenging arbitration proceedings relating to disputes in CEE and SEE regions and Latin America. Most notably, he has achieved great success in a landmark case concerning the construction of fibre-optic pipes, which led to a settlement in excess of several hundred-million euros.

Emmanuel holds a law degree from the University of Buenos Aires (Argentina) and is a member of the Attorney Bar Association of Buenos Aires, ICC Young Arbitrators Forum, Association of Young Austrian Arbitration Practitioners, Young International Arbitration Group, and Club Español del Arbitraje.

Emmanuel is currently the President of the German – Austrian Chapter of the Spanish Club of Arbitration (Club Español del Arbitraje – CEA).

Emmanuel is fluent in English, German and Spanish.

WWL says: Emmanuel Kaufman is particularly recommended for his leading international arbitration practice, which features deep experience in the construction field.

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