Alfred Siwy is identified as a "superb counsel" who is "easy to work with" and has "a sharp mind". His expertise lies in commercial and corporate disputes in the competition and consumer protection fields.
Alfred Siwy is a founding partner of zeiler.partners. His practice focuses on international commercial arbitration, investment arbitration and international litigation. Alfred Siwy has some 10 years of experience, acting as an arbitrator and counsel in numerous ad hoc and administered arbitration proceedings, including proceedings under the Vienna Rules (VIAC), ICC Rules of Arbitration, UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules, Rules of Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC), as well as ICSID arbitration proceedings. He is a listed arbitrator of VIAC.
Alfred Siwy is the author of numerous articles and books on international arbitration, including Dispute Resolution in Austria (with Zeiler, Heider, Nueber and Schumacher; Kluwer, 2015), a commentary on Austrian arbitration law, Austrian Arbitration Law (edited by Zeiler, 2016). He is the co-editor of The European Convention on International Commercial Arbitration – A Commentary (2019, Kluwer).
Alfred obtained his law degrees from the University of Vienna (master’s degree 2003; doctorate, 2011) and King’s College London (LLM, 2006). In 2005, he was awarded a certificate in international arbitration (TMC Asser Institute, the Netherlands) and since 2011 he has been a member of the Austrian Bar. He is also a solicitor in England and Wales. Before joining zeiler.partners Alfred was, inter alia, an attorney at law in a major Austrian law firm. Alfred has successfully represented clients in English and German.
zeiler.partners is a dispute resolution boutique, focusing on international commercial and investment arbitration, commercial litigation and employment law. The firm has recently been very active in energy-related disputes and post-M&A as well as construction disputes. The partners of the firm are also well known for their experience in international law and investment arbitration.