Emmanuel Kaufman

Emmanuel Kaufman
Firm:
Office:
Herrengasse 1
1010
City:
Vienna
Country:
Austria
Tel:
+43 1 34 34 000 800

Biographies:

Who's Who Legal Arbitration: Future Leaders - Partners

Emmanuel Kaufman is a partner at KNOETZL, a leading Austrian firm specialised in arbitration litigation, alternative dispute resolution, business crime and corporate crisis management.

Emmanuel acts as counsel and arbitrator. He has over 10 years' experience in high-value and complex construction, commercial and investment arbitrations in the CEE, SEE and Latin America. He has handled a vast number of arbitration cases under a wide range of the arbitral institutional rules, including ICC, ICSID and VIAC, as well as ad hoc arbitration under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules.

Emmanuel has successfully acted as counsel for national and multinational clients in complex arbitration proceedings concerning major business projects and construction contracts, as well as concession, joint venture, M&A and sales agreements. His expertise spans various fields, including engineering and construction, international sales, IT outsourcing, energy, railways and telecommunications infrastructure. A special focus of his practice are construction disputes under FIDIC contracts as well as the quantification of damages in high-value disputes.

Emmanuel is admitted to practise as an attorney-at-law in Buenos Aires (Argentina) and holds a law degree from the University of Buenos Aires. He is the president of the German-Austrian chapter of the Spanish Arbitration Club (CEA) and a member of the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR.

Emmanuel regularly speaks on topics related to arbitration in Europe and Latin America and is recommended by his arbitration and construction arbitration practice.

Emmanuel is fluent in English, German and Spanish.

WWL says: Emmanuel Kaufman boasts “excellent analytical and drafting skills” and impresses peers with his “strategic approach and strong understanding of arbitration law”.

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Emmanuel Kaufman is a partner at KNOETZL, a leading Austrian law firm specialised in arbitration, litigation, alternative dispute resolution, business crime and corporate crisis management.

Acting both as counsel and arbitrator, Emmanuel has over 10 years’ experience in complex, high-value arbitrations in CEE and SEE as well as in Latin America. Emmanuel has handled a vast number of arbitration cases under a wide range of arbitration rules including ICC, ICSID and VIAC Rules, as well as ad hoc arbitrations under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules.

Having successfully represented both national and multinational clients in arbitration proceedings involving major infrastructure projects and turnkeys as well as concession and joint ventures, his expertise spans across various fields, including engineering, construction, railways and telecommunications. Construction disputes under FIDIC contracts, and especially the issues underlying the evaluation of delay analysis as well as the quantification of damages in high-value disputes, are a special focus of his practice.

Emmanuel is admitted to practice as an attorney-at-law in Buenos Aires (Argentina) and holds a law degree from the University of Buenos Aires.

Regularly speaking on arbitration-related topics in Europe as well as in Latin America, Emmanuel is recommended by his fellow arbitration, and especially construction arbitration practitioners. He is the president of the German-Austrian chapter of the Club Español del Arbitraje (Spanish Club of Arbitration, CEA).

Emmanuel is fluent in English, German and Spanish.

WWL says: Emmanuel Kaufman is a disputes specialist who receives widespread plaudits for his excellent work handling high-stakes international construction claims.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Construction which can be purchased from our Shop.

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