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Lisa Beisteiner

Lisa Beisteiner

zeiler.partners Rechtsanwälte GmbHStubenbastei 2Entrance Zedlitzgasse 7ViennaAustriaA-1010

Global Leader

Arbitration 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Lisa Beisteiner is lauded as "a very intelligent practitioner" and "great, diligent counsel". She has particular experience with investment and commercial arbitrations in the energy, competition and construction sectors.


Lisa Beisteiner is a founding partner of zeiler.partners. Her practice focuses on national and international arbitration with a particular focus on energy and construction law. Lisa has some 10 years of experience in all aspects of commercial and investment arbitration under various sets of rules, including the ICC Rules of Arbitration, the Vienna Rules (VIAC), UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules and ICSID rules, as well as in ad hoc proceedings. Lisa also frequently sits as arbitrator (including under the ICC, VIAC and DIS rules as well as in ad hoc proceedings) and appears as counsel before the national courts. Prior to co-founding zeiler.partners in 2014, Lisa was an attorney at a major Vienna-seated international law firm; worked as a senior consultant at PwC; and gained experience at the European Court of Justice as well as in the in-house legal department of the Austrian legal publishing house Manz.

Lisa regularly speaks at conferences on arbitration-related topics and publishes widely in her field. She is co-chair of the Young Austrian Arbitration Practitioners (YAAP) (2019– ) and member of the YAAP board (2018–), which co-organises major arbitration conferences such as the Vienna Arbitration Days/GAR Live Vienna. She is a listed arbitrator at VIAC.

Lisa obtained her law degrees (master’s degree (2003) and doctorate (2008), both with distinction) from the University of Vienna and the University of Essex. She was the winner of the Best Graduate Award from the Federal Ministry of Education (2004–2005). Lisa is a certified mediator and has been a member of the Austrian Bar since 2011 (bar exam with distinction). Lisa is fluent in English, German and French, and has basic knowledge of Spanish.

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