Gerold Zeiler is described by sources familiar with his work as "really, really impressive", with one source stating that they have "hardly ever seen a practitioner who identifies the critical issues of a case so quickly".
Gerold Zeiler is a partner at zeiler.partners and an expert in national and international dispute resolution, with a strong focus on international commercial arbitration and complex litigation. He has represented clients and served as arbitrator in domestic and international arbitration proceedings – more than 200 at the last count, and is a seasoned litigator before Austrian courts.
In 2018, the ICC World Council appointed Gerold as the Austrian member of the ICC Court He is also listed on the panel of arbitrators of the Vienna International Arbitral Centre (VIAC), the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC), the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board (KCAB), the International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Arbitration Court at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Romania and Russian Arbitration Center at the Russian Institute of Modern Arbitration.
A graduate of the University of Vienna (Mag iur 1988; Dr iur 1996) and the Washington University (LLM 2016), Gerold is a co-editor of the Austrian Yearbook on International Arbitration, a member of the publications board of the ABA section of dispute resolution, a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb) and a former president of the Austrian Arbitration Association (ArbAut). His published work includes a comprehensive commentary on Austrian arbitration law (Schiedsverfahren, second edition, 2014). He regularly speaks at international conferences and guest lectures a university course.
Zeiler.partners is a commercial law firm with a particular focus on dispute resolution. We are specialised in 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.