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Markus Schifferl

Markus Schifferl

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

Global Leader

Arbitration 2019

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Markus Schifferl is a "hard-working and persuasive counsel", praised for his "very diligent and sophisticated approach" to joint venture and post-M&A disputes.


Markus Schifferl is a partner of zeiler.partners. His principal areas of practice include international arbitration and corporate/commercial litigation. He has acted as arbitrator, counsel and secretary to the arbitral tribunal in more than 45 arbitrations, among others under the ICC, UNCITRAL, DIS and Vienna Rules (VIAC). Markus regularly acts as party representative in corporate and commercial proceedings before Austrian courts. He advises clients in all areas, with a particular focus on disputes regarding energy-related issues, post-M&A, corporations and private foundations, joint ventures and construction law.

Markus is a member of the ICC commission on arbitration and ADR. He is the author of numerous legal publications (inter alia, co-author of Austrian Arbitration Law, 2016) and regularly talks about arbitration and litigation. He is a listed arbitrator of the VIAC.

Markus received his legal education at the University of Graz (Mag iur, 2002), Sciences-Po Paris, University College London (LLM in dispute resolution, 2004) and the University of Vienna (Dr iur, 2006). Prior to joining zeiler.partners, Markus was a partner in an arbitration boutique in Vienna and associate in an international Austrian law firm. He is fluent in German (native) and English.

zeiler.partners is a commercial law firm with a particular focus on dispute resolution. We are specialized 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.

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