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Thought Leaders - Arbitration 2020
WWL Ranking: Thought Leader

Global Leader

Arbitration 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Florian Haugeneder is "a leader of the new generation of arbitrators" in Europe, say peers who consider him "a top strategist, writer and advocate" who "adds a lot of value to the Austrian arbitration market".

Biography

Florian Haugeneder is a partner at KNOETZL, a leading law firm in arbitration, litigation, alternative dispute resolution, business crime and corporate crisis management. Before co-founding Knoetzl in 2016, Florian was the head of the arbitration practice of an international law firm. 

Florian has extensive experience as counsel and arbitrator under the rules of the major arbitral institutions, including the DIS, the ICC, ICSID, the LCIA, the SCC and VIAC, as well as in international and domestic ad hoc arbitration such as UNCITRAL. He has successfully represented clients in some of the largest and most complex disputes in the CEE and SEE regions. A special focus of his practice is the international law on the protection of foreign investments under bilateral and multilateral investment protection treaties.

Florian’s practice specialises in engineering and construction, energy, joint ventures, and commercial and corporate disputes. His experience includes numerous M&A projects, the construction and operation of a major fibre-optic cable infrastructure, a large IT outsourcing project, various thermal and hydropower plants, gas transportation and storage, hotel management contracts, road and railway construction and rehabilitation, and a sewer system. Florian has advised on a large number of FIDIC contracts.

Florian is the vice president of the Austrian Arbitration Association (ArbAut). He lectures at the University of Vienna and frequently speaks and publishes on international arbitration and investment protection. WWL has recognised him as a Thought Leader in international arbitration. WWL Construction 2019 wrote: “Florian Haugeneder is a leading light in Austria for construction arbitration. He is singled out for his ‘perfect professionalism, strategy and dedication to the client’.”

Construction 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Florian Haugeneder is commended as a "dedicated practitioner" with an impressive track record doing "excellent legal work and case management".

Biography

Florian Haugeneder is a partner at KNOETZL, a law firm specialised in arbitration, litigation, alternative dispute resolution, business crime, and corporate crisis management. Before co-founding KNOETZL in 2016, Florian was the head of the arbitration practice of an international law firm. 

Florian has extensive experience as counsel and arbitrator under the rules of the major arbitral institutions, including the ICC, ICSID, LCIA, DIS, SCC, and VIAC, as well as in international and domestic ad-hoc arbitration such as UNCITRAL. He has successfully represented major construction and infrastructure clients in some of the largest and most complex disputes in the CEE and SEE regions. A special focus of his practice is the international law on the protection of foreign investments under bilateral and multilateral investment protection treaties.

Florian’s practice specialises in engineering and construction, energy, joint ventures, as well as commercial and corporate disputes. His experience includes numerous M&A projects, hotel management contracts, the construction and operation of a major fiber-optic cable infrastructure, a large IT outsourcing project, various thermal and hydro power plants, gas transportation and storage, banking and finance disputes, road and railway construction and rehabilitation and a sewer system. Florian has advised on a large number of FIDIC contracts.

Florian is the president of the Austrian Arbitration Association (ArbAut). He lectures at the University of Vienna and frequently speaks and publishes on international arbitration and investment protection. Who’s Who Legal named Florian as a Thought Leader in arbitration and also as one of the world’s leading lawyers in construction.

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